DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

The final word on Kabneys

The 1st August ceremony in the National Assembly of the Prime Minister, Ministers, Speaker and MPs removing their orange and blue Kabneys has again reignited the Kabney debate on what is appropriate to wear and by whom. There was surprise in some quarters as former ministers and MPs Yeshey Zimba, …

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BKP has a full house convention at RIM hall

With all its 47 candidates set to compete for the 2018 Election, the Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) held its first party convention on 21st July at the Royal Institute of Management (RIM), Simtokha. More than 6,500 people were present at the convention according to the party’s estimate. Overwhelmed by the …

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DNT’s slogan is on ‘Narrowing the Gap’

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) held a press conference on Friday to formally introduce the party’s slogan to the people of Bhutan for the 2018 elections, which is: ‘Narrowing the Gap’. “The ‘Gap’ in DNT’s slogan explicitly implies income inequality between the different sections of Bhutanese society. The word ‘Narrowing’ suggests …

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