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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, 3 weeks ago IST
Hojai (Assam)[India], March 23 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday hit out at the Congress, saying that people who had mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling him 'chaiwala' are plucking tea leaves now.
Jorhat (Assam) [India], March 23 (ANI): Tea workers in Assam, while demanding a wage hike, said they are unable to refill their LPG cylinders as the cost has gone out of their reach.
Jorhat (Assam) [India], March 22 (ANI): Faced with rising LPG prices, tea workers of Assam's Jorhat have urged political parties, contesting assembly elections say with their low wages, they are facing trouble in refilling cylinders due to low wages and are forced to burn firewood again.
Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], March 19 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the BJP promised Rs 365 daily to tea workers but paid only Rs 167, but "I am not PM Narendra Modi and do not lie" and he promised five things to the people of Assam.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], March 5 (ANI): Ahead of the assembly polls, the Trinamool Congress enumerated the measures it had taken for the welfare of tea workers, but other political parties contradicted these claims.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], February 15 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha on Monday slammed the Centre stating that house arresting of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir is a very serious issue and raised concerns over the government claims that situation in the region is normal.
Updated : 2 months, 4 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 : 3 months ago IST
Guwahati (Assam) [India], February 7(ANI): Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said every penny of the money allocated for tea plantations and workers in the budget will be spent on the welfare of tea estate workers.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed to provide Rs 1,000 crores for the welfare of Tea workers, especially women and their children in Assam and West Bengal for which a special scheme will be devised.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], April 11 (ANI): Almost two weeks after the tea industry of Assam hit hard by the nationwide lockdown to contain coronavirus spread, full-scale tea plucking has begun here in Dibrugarh on Saturday.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
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.