The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has also supported the tea workers` strike.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a Tribal Advisory Council meeting here on Wednesday in which it was decided that tribesmen employed in tea gardens would be brought under the pension scheme.Aug 26, 2015, 19:33 PM IST
Lagging rains, output and demand were just some of the things worrying Bidyananda Barkakoty, a small tea garden owner in Assam, until about a month ago. A recent dry spell in distant Kenya has since given him a reason to smile.Apr 17, 2015, 14:02 PM IST
The tribal students and their parents who work in the tea gardens today took out a rally at Birpara and Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri to protest the gangrape of a septuagenarian nun.Mar 22, 2015, 15:26 PM IST
Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Thursday warned if subsidised foodgrains to tea garden workers are stopped, then "bad days" will come for the state with likely deterioration in law and order situation and urged BJP MLAs to raise the issue with the Central government.Dec 18, 2014, 16:16 PM IST
Two workers of a tea garden in Jalpaiguri district have been arrested by police in connection with the killing of its owner.Nov 23, 2014, 23:05 PM IST
A tea garden owner in Jalpaiguri district was on Saturday allegedly hacked to death by the workers after talks to sort out the dispute over payment of wage arrears failed, a senior district official said.Nov 23, 2014, 01:07 AM IST
Two small tea growers were allegedly attacked by NDFB(S) militants near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in Assam`s Sonitpur district.Aug 11, 2014, 18:01 PM IST
Amid the hue and cry by opposition over the plight of workers in closed tea gardens and reports of starvation deaths in north Bengal, West Bengal government has sought a financial package for them from the Centre.Jul 16, 2014, 18:31 PM IST
Assam Tea must be branded internationally with focus to promote Dibrugarh as the World`s Tea City, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said here on Thursday.Mar 27, 2014, 21:39 PM IST
The 146-year-old tea business of Balmer Lawrie & Co Ltd will see sunset on September 30.Sep 24, 2013, 17:57 PM IST
Tension prevailed in a remote tea garden in Assam`s Cachar district on Friday after a labourer was allegedly killed by fellow workers as part of human sacrifice.Jun 07, 2013, 16:30 PM IST
A labourer was today shot dead allegedly by unidentified men at a tea garden in Assam`s Jorhat district bordering Nagaland, police said.Jun 03, 2013, 15:04 PM IST
Denying charges by the Opposition,
the West Bengal govt ruled out any starvation deaths at a closed tea garden of north Bengal`s Dooars region.
Two employees of a tea estate
were shot dead by suspected militants on the Indo-Bangla
border in south Assam`s Karimganj district on Sunday.