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Bengal's tea garden closures to impact production, prices cautions WITDA, calls for more political will

April 01, 2016 8:29 pm

Desai said that labour wages have moved up from Rs 112.50 on April 2014 to Rs 122.50 in April 2015 and may rise to be Rs 132.50 from April 1, 2016, thereby putting an extra burden on leaf price of Rs 3 to Rs 3.50.

GJM’s geographical divide: Dooars leaders quit

September 06, 2012 12:15 am

Senior leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) from the Dooars have resigned and dissolved their core committee because of alleged indifference towards the region by the party chief after the formation of the Gorkha Territorial Administration.

Invitee members from Terai,Dooars included in GTA

August 09, 2012 12:26 am

The Gorkha Territorial Administration board on Wednesday adopted its first resolution for inclusion of nine invitee members in the GTA.

Not included in GTA,Nepalis of Terai and Dooars threaten strike

July 25, 2012 5:01 am

Ten days ahead of the swearing-in ceremony for the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA),the Nepali-speaking people of the Terai and Dooars feel cheated as they have not been included in the GTA.

Govt survey to identify tea workers deprived of benefits

July 04, 2012 3:54 am

With an eye on the panchayat election next year,the state government has decided to conduct a survey to determine how many tea workers have land pattas and access to benefits.

GJM to contest,no truck with Trinamool

July 01, 2012 5:02 am

The GJM leadership today declared that the party will participate in upcoming GTA elections,which is scheduled to be held on July 29.

With bows & arrows,state to scout talent among tribals

May 17, 2012 3:40 am

After ‘restoring peace’ in Junglemahal,the Mamata Banerjee government is planning a drive to select and train tribal youths with an aptitude for archery,a traditional game of the area.

Dooars shutdown turns violent,several hurt

April 24, 2012 6:25 am

Violence marked the indefinite strike called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) and the John Barla-led faction of tribals today in the Dooars region in Jalpaiguri over the government’s refusal to allow a joint rally and meeting in the district’s Nagrakata area that was to be addressed by GJM president Bimal Gurung.

Panel seeks 2001 census data of Terai,Dooars for GTA

March 28, 2012 3:50 am

Before beginning the physical survey of Terai and the Dooars region on the issue of the inclusion of these territories into the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration,the high-power committee headed by Justice Shyamal Sen has sought the census data of the two areas.

Tribal outfit calls strike to protest GTA survey

March 27, 2012 12:15 am

The Adivasi Vikash Parishad has called a 48-hour strike in the Terai and the Dooars region to protest against the physical survey of the area by the high-power committee on the Gorkha Territorial Administration.