Tenzing Lamsang

DNT Pledges being incorporated into draft 12th plan

The DNT Spokesperson Dr Tandin Dorji said that the majority of the DNT’s pledges have already been incorporated into the 12th plan. The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) recently did a presentation of the draft 12th plan to the Prime Minister and senior DNT leaders At the presentation GNHC informed …

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DPT’s declining vote share in the East

The strong performance of the DPT in the eastern Dzongkhags in 2008 and especially so in the 2013 and 2018 general elections has lead to the popular presumption that the east is a DPT stronghold for a long time to come. This apparent lack of anti-incumbency in the east has …

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Why DNT won and DPT lost

James Carville, the campaign strategist of Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 US Presidential campaign, had come up with three slogans for the Democratic party. The most popular was ‘The economy, stupid,’ followed by “Change versus more of the same” and “Don’t forget health care.” In a remarkable coincidence, the Druk Nyamrup …

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