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Updated : 1 month ago IST
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) [India], April 8 (ANI): The tea garden workers of West Bengal, reeling under financial crisis and lack of basic facilities such as sanitation and shelter, are hoping for a change in their fortunes after the Assembly polls as the leaders from across the political s
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Guwahati (Assam) [India], March 20 (ANI): Around thirty per cent of the voters in the Upper Assam region are engaged in different kind of works in tea gardens. There are around eight lakh tea pluckers in upper Assam who remained loyal to the Congress party till 2014.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Taking a dig at Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi's visit to the tea gardens in poll-bound Assam and an attempt at plucking the leaves, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Assam chief Ranjit Dass on Friday said women working at tea garden
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Sivasagar (Assam) [India], February 14 (ANI): Ahead of Assembly polls in Assam, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Central government, saying Assam's tea garden workers have been getting Rs 167 per day wage while traders in Gujarat own tea gardens.
Updated : 6 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Guwahati (Assam) [India], October 13 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday in a meeting with District Collectors (DCs), and Superintendents of Police (SPs) via video conferencing in Guwahati directed the officials to ensure tea garden workers receive bonuses at the fixed
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Guwahati (Assam) [India], Sept 24 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday, formally launched the 'Free Drugs Scheme' for 651 tea garden hospitals of the state at a National Health Mission programme.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Jorhat (Assam) [India], Sept 1 (ANI): A 73-year-old doctor was allegedly beaten to death by a tea garden worker's family and others after the worker died during treatment at a hospital in Teok Tea Garden.
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], July 28 (ANI): Joint Forum, a platform of 29 tea trade unions, has sought the intervention of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the implementation of Minimum Wages Act for the tea garden workers.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Apr 16 (ANI): "We experience a severe scarcity of drinking water here throughout the year. However, the problem intensifies during the summer. Most of the wells dry up and all the families here rely on nearby taps as the only water source. Vote or no vote,
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Apr 14 (ANI): As per a notice issued by the state government to tea companies, the Tea garden workers in North Bengal will get a 'paid leave' to participate in the electoral process, however, most of the workers are unaware of this announcement.
Updated : 3 years, 8 months ago IST
Kolkata (WB) [India], Dec. 15 (ANI): After meeting RBI Governor Urjit Patel, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she had highlighted all views and issues on behalf of the commoners who have suffered immensely in the aftermath of demonetisation.