Minjur Dorji

PDP files complaint with ECB against DPT’s ‘lies, defamation and irresponsible comments’ on media affiliation allegations

PDP President also asks DPT to prove its allegations or face a court case The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Tshering Tobgay refuted recent allegations made by the Druk Phunsum Tshogpa (DPT) president Jigmi Y Thinley and two DPT candidates at a press conference in Phuntsholing yesterday evening. The president …

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The PDP President thanked voters and clarified on recent allegations made by DPT while the electorate expressed support and raised issues

The President of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tshering Tobgay received a warm welcome in Haa Dzongkhag yesterday evening, where he reiterated his party pledges, acknowledged the voters for their support during the primary round of elections, and refuted the recent allegations made by Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT). Speaking to …

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Farmers not happy with PHPA

As impressive as the scale of the ongoing construction of two major hydropower projects in Wangduephodrang may be, however, it has not struck the right chord with the voters there. This is obvious from the primary round elections of the National Assembly (NA) when the former ruling government of the …

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River diversion tunnel for PHPA-II complete

With the river diverted, dam construction is now scheduled to be completed by October this year One of the main civil works on Punatsangchhu hydroelectric project –II (1020 MW), the construction of a diversion tunnel, has been completed. The river has been diverted for the dam construction earlier this week …

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Party presidents try to best each other

Spectators and party supporters seated at the Royal Thimphu College (RTC) auditorium, and the audience glued on to BBS TV and radio, witnessed the clash of the old and new titans during the first presidential public debate. The audience was treated to rib-tickling wisecracks and one-liners, which created an atmosphere …

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