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No strings attached Minimum Wage regime demanded

The Darjeeling Terai Dooars Plantation Labour Union, the primary trade union of the tea gardens in the hills, wants has the state government to implement minimum wage before April 1, 2017 without negotiations and revisions, as is the norm usually ... The Echo Of India, 1 day ago
Trade union asks Modi to allow wage... The Echo Of India, 4 days ago
Tea unions demand banks Calcutta Telegraph, 4 days ago

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Calcutta Telegraph

Tourists left in the lurch as panic grips Darjeeling Hills

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Darjeeling, Nov. 10 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations has left the travel sector of the Darjeeling Hills in ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago Gurung bristles with poll confidence  Calcutta Telegraph4 days ago Trinamul defers hill processions  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago CPI-M decides to contest civic body polls in Hills  The Statesman1 month ago
The Telegraph

Morcha festival wisdom after strike

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung said his party would not call any more bandhs in the Darjeeling hills during the festive season, calling today's shutdown a success but unwittingly accepting that such disruptions in the peak tourist season could ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago TENSION SIMMERS IN NORTH BENGAL HILLS  IPA Newspack.com1 month ago Ahluwalia push to panel on ST demand  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago Strike threat flip-flop  The Telegraph2 months ago
The Telegraph

Gurung rollback on hill protest

Bimal Gurung today announced there would be no agitation in the Darjeeling hills in a turnaround two months after he told schools in the region to hold exams earlier than scheduled. At the Darjeeling Motor Stand meeting, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief said: ...
 The Telegraph6 days ago Andolan scoffs at Gurung  Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago Hill bandh on Wednesday  The Telegraph2 months ago

German company puts DHR freight train back on track after 35 years

After 36 long years, the whistle of the goods train once again reverberated in the Darjeeling Hills. Thanks to Tanago, a German Company, which has chartered the goods train from November 14 to 26. (DHR) was once the main freight lifeline of the ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Kolkata fashion show to promote Darjeeling orange

Following the concerted effort of the tourism industry to promote Darjeeling oranges, this sought-after fruit from the hills will be endorsed for the first time through a fashion show by Siliguri-based designer Alka Sharma and models from north ...
 The Echo Of India3 weeks ago Temperature drops in Kolkata  Times of India3 weeks ago Kolkata: Mercury set to dip  Times of India3 weeks ago Kolkata's Orange Festival to p...  The Echo Of India1 month ago
Times of India

Demonetisation: Tea belt under new crisis

SILIGURI: There seems to be no end of crisis for labour intensive tea industry in West Bengal tea belt in Darjeeling hills or Terai or Dooars region of foothills. Frequent change in prescribed system for the gardens to arrange cash for labour ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Tea industry divided over EU tea blending ban  Times of India1 month ago Tea, jute workers not paid wages due to currency crisis  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Kids from Darjeeling to judge Kolka...

Ten underprivileged boys and girls selected from various tea gardens of the hills have been chosen to judge the Durga puja parikrama in Kolkata under an initiative being undertaken by the Ramakrishna Mission of Darjeeling. The initiative has been ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago Underprivileged Children to Judge Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata  News18.com2 months ago Underprivileged children to judge Puja pandals  The Statesman2 months ago Underprivileged hill children from Darjeeling to judge city’s Puja pandals  The Hindu2 months ago
Financial Express

Landslides ground tourists in hills

DARJEELING/GANGTOK: With incessant rains triggering landslides and washing away roads, hundreds of home-bound tourists are stranded in different parts of the Darjeeling hills and Sikkim. Vehiclular movment between Siliguri and the hills has been ...
 Times of India1 month ago Rains snap Sikkim's lifeline  The Assam Tribune1 month ago RAINS-LD DARJEELING - Incessant rains trigger landslides, snap road link in hills  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Incessant rains in Darjeeling damage stretches of NH10 leading to Sikkim  Zee News1 month ago

Helping hand for tea garden workers

At a time when the overall picture in a number of tea gardens in the Darjeeling Hills and the Dooars isnt something to write home about, what with workers struggling to receive minimum wages, it comes as a relief to hear that the Darjeeling-based ...
 The Statesman1 month ago West Bengal forms panel to look into ailing tea, jute sectors  Indian Express1 month ago Tea workers' trade union forum claims workers to get 19% puja  Business Standard2 months ago Demonetisation effect: Cash crunch, Bengal tea garden closed  Indian Express5 hours ago
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