ASSAM TEA GARDEN

  • Controversy erupts over Assam tea garden owner's murder January 28, 2013

    Guwahati: There is a controversy surrounding the brutal killing of a tea garden owner and his wife in Tinsukhia in Assam. Family members of the nine arrested in the case have alleged that workers at the plantation were exploited and even physically abused. Mridul Bhattacharjee, the owner of the Konapathar...
  • Assam: Tea garden owner, wife burnt to death by workers December 26, 2012

    Guwahati: In a shocking incident in Assam, the owner of a tea estate and his wife were on Wednesday burnt to death by a mob of angry workers. The incident occurred at the Borduma Tea Estate in the Tinsukia tea gardens. According to reports, the tea garden had been facing management...
  • An English family looks back at its Indian roots August 15, 2007

    New Delhi: It was on a summer afternoon like this in 1850 that EPR Gilman came to Assam. Little had he imagined that India would become his home forever. His grandson, now 70, looks back at the years gone by. "My grandfather first came here as a civil surgeon. He...