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Assam tea garden workers criticise Narendra Modi for 'chaiwala' references, urge PM to implement promised minimum wage
India

Assam tea garden workers criticise Narendra Modi for 'chaiwala' references, urge PM to implement promised minimum wage

Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) General Secretary Rupesh Gowala said while Modi often refers to himself as a "chaiwala", he is yet to make good his promises.

How tea sector in Assam braved PM Modi's demonetisation storm to keep paying wages
Economy

How tea sector in Assam braved PM Modi's demonetisation storm to keep paying wages

Although the promptness from all quarters salvaged the situation for the state's tea sector, the unavailability of physical banking services within commutable distance was glaring.

Assam polls 2016: BJP must win trust before votes to overthrow Congress in tea gardens
Politics

Assam polls 2016: BJP must win trust before votes to overthrow Congress in tea gardens

There is no debate that the tea industry and its community in Assam is going through a crisis period. Unfortunately, the political class instead of providing with a solution has been playing an obstructionist role all the while.

Assam poll 2016: Congress desperate to brew a cup that cheers the tea tribes
Politics

Assam poll 2016: Congress desperate to brew a cup that cheers the tea tribes

The 190-years old Assam tea industry employs about five lakh permanent workers and about six lakh temporary workers, with about 50 percent of them women.