WB ex-minister detained; functioning hit at tea gardens

Former West Bengal urban development minister Asok Bhattacharya was detained along with other CPI-M leaders on Wednesday when they allegedly tried to enforce bandh at Hasmichak in Siliguri.

Strike at tea gardens: WB ex-minister detained

Former West Bengal Urban Development Minister Asok Bhattacharya was detained along with other CPI-M leaders on Wednesday when they allegedly tried to enforce bandh at Hasmichak in Siliguri.

Tourism and tea garden development to help tribals: Mamata

Development of tourism and tea gardens would pave the way for the development of tribal people, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today.

Take steps to reopen closed industries, tea gardens: CPI-M tells Mamata

Expressing deep concern over the deterioration in West Bengal`s industrial climate, the CPI-M Monday demanded that the state`s Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government initiate steps to reopen factories, jute mills and tea gardens which have closed down recently.

GJM launches fund collection drive in tea gardens

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha`s trade union has started a fund collection drive amounting to a day`s wage from tea garden workers across the Darjeeling hills for the Gorkhaland agitation.

Four leopard cubs found in tea gardens in north Be

Four newborn leopard cubs were recovered from Moraghat Tea Gardens in Jalpaiguri district here today, forest officials said.

India to declare tea national drink in 2013

India will declare tea as the national drink by April next year, the country’s top planner has said.

SC asks Centre to take over ailing tea gardens

The Supreme Court on Friday directed
the government to take over the management of ailing tea
gardens across the country and to provide arrears and wages to
their workers living in a pitiable condition.

India to create tea gardens database with help of sat images

India would take the help of
satellite images to map tea gardens, their inventory and
land use and generate a detailed database.