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  • Tea garden payments go digital

    Tea garden payments go digital

    Responding to a proposal made by the Tea Association of India (TAI), State Bank of India (SBI) set up CSPs in five tea gardens in the Terai belt today. SBI's authorized 'Banking Correspondent' Save Solutions Private Limited (SSPL) will run those CSPs.

    September 10, 2020
  • Alert in tea gardens after Terai worker tests positive

    Alert in tea gardens after Terai worker tests positive

    Tea association official says gardens are taking all precautions, following guidelines.

    May 27, 2020
  • Tea garden to donate to Covid relief funds

    Tea garden to donate to Covid relief funds

    It is learnt that 50 percent of the total donation amount will be given to the West Bengal state government relief fund and the remaining 50 will be given to the Prime Minister’s relief fund.

    May 9, 2020
  • Mamata no to tea garden work; Bista lauds stand

    Mamata no to tea garden work; Bista lauds stand

    Though tea garden owners are virtually upset at the state government's decision, despite several reminders to the CM to continue operations and even other officials including state finance minister Amit Mitra, trade union leaders and other political leaders, including Darjeeling’s BJP MP, Raju Bista, welcomed the state government's stand.

    April 7, 2020
  • Closed tea garden talks a dud after mgmt skips them

    Closed tea garden talks a dud after mgmt skips them

    According to Mr Dasgupta, the management of the Mujnai Tea Estate has also not turned up yet despite several reminders.

    November 13, 2019
  • Dengue, tea garden issues to come under BJP scanner

    Dengue, tea garden issues to come under BJP scanner

    A fissure has emerged in the state BJP between state president Ghosh who opposes Manirul’s inclusion in the party and Mukul Roy, the leader who was instrumental in his walking into BJP.

    August 24, 2019
  • Leopard cub rescued in Alipurduar tea garden

    Leopard cub rescued in Alipurduar tea garden

    On the other hand, fear gripped the local populace as they believe that the mother leopard had become “more ferocious” after it lost its cub.

    August 9, 2019
  • Hill tea garden office gutted

    Hill tea garden office gutted

    The Munda Kothi tea garden is registered under the Darjeeling Organic Tea Estate Private Limited and is owned by the Bansal group which owns a majority of the gardens in the hills.

    July 8, 2019
  • Workers on road after J’guri tea garden shuts

    Workers on road after J’guri tea garden shuts

    Official sources said that the management had to leave the garden following workers' agitation on 18 July as the management had been having problems in paying the due wages.

    July 25, 2018
  • Forum plans tea wage stir

    Forum plans tea wage stir

    Demanding Minimum Wages Act to be implemented in tea gardens of the Hills, the Dooars and the Terai, the around 23 trade unions, in a meeting in Darjeeling, have decided to launch a series of programmes.

    June 20, 2018
  • Leopard found dead in tea garden

    Leopard found dead in tea garden

    The body of a sub-adult female leopard was found at a tea plantation under the Naxalbari Block in Siliguri Sub-Division on Monday. Foresters said it may have died in infighting, as the animal has injury marks on its body. The manager of the Merryview tea plantation, Manoj Tyagi, said a leopard was seen eating a …

    April 10, 2018
  • One more Duncan tea garden to reopen

    One more Duncan tea garden to reopen

    The Duncan group has decided to reopen the closed Dimdima tea plantation situated under the Birpara police station in Alipurduar district on 9 March. The decision to reopen the tea plantation was taken in a tripartite meeting held at Nabanna in Kolkata on Tuesday, it is learnt. Representatives of the state labour department and tea …

    February 28, 2018
  • Legal camp for workers of closed Madhu tea garden

    Legal camp for workers of closed Madhu tea garden

    Kolkata high court judge Nadira Patherya is likely attend a camp at the closed Madhu tea garden under the Kalchini block in Alipurduar district on 24 February, Alipurduar Sub-divisional legal services committee sources said. According to the sources, Ms Patherya will be accompanied by the Jalpaiguri district judge and Alipurduar Additional district judge in the …

    February 22, 2018
  • CM to open tea garden fair price shops

    CM to open tea garden fair price shops

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will officially introduce 125 fair price shops in tea gardens in the plains soon, according to food and supplies minister Jyotipriya Mallick. “I inaugurated only one such fair price shop at Karala Valley tea garden in Jalpaiguri on 13 February to make it a model shop organized by Self Help Groups …

    February 16, 2018
  • 8 tea garden workers injured as owners fire on protesters in Guwahati

    8 tea garden workers injured as owners fire on protesters in Guwahati

    At least eight tea garden workers were injured in Assam’s Golaghat district on Wednesday after the owners fired upon a group of protesters, police said. The incident took place at Bogidhola tea estate in the district when a group of the labourers went to meet the owners of the garden demanding bonus which had been …

    December 13, 2017
  • Bask in the Land of White Orchids

    Bask in the Land of White Orchids

    Looking for a quiet and peaceful getaway? Travel to the Land of White Orchids—Kurseong. A small, yet beautiful hill stations in West Bengal, it is an idyllic place to destress in the lap of nature. Serene and blessed with scenic beauty and pleasant weather throughout the year, the place is a popular tourist destination in …

    August 21, 2017
  • Destination to lust for

    Destination to lust for

    Inspired by the vineyards of European countryside, here’s a luxury heritage tea bungalow to watch out for where prospective travellers can let their hair down and savour the famed Darjeeling cuppa along with personalised hospitality. It’s Glenburn Tea Estate and Boutique Hotel nestling on the banks of river Rangeet in the Eastern Himalayas overlooking the …

    April 12, 2017