DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Yet to decide on Nima Tshering: DNT

The Druk Namrup Tshogpa (DNT) has said they would consider whether or not to take in Nima Tshering as a party member and candidate after they hear his side of the story and get the facts straightened out. A former DNT member, Nima Tshering is accused of using an optical …

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History won’t be taught in Dzongkha any time soon

During NA’s question hour yesterday the Dophuchen Tading MP, Tek Bahadur Subba, questioned the education minister as to why the National Council insisted on Bhutan history being taught in Dzongkha despite the concerns of citizens and the difficulties expressed by educationists. Education minister Norbu Wangchuk said he took part in …

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Bus services to all gewogs?

Opposition members questioned the government on its pledge to provide bus services in all gewogs with road access. Dremetse Ngatshang MP Ugyen Wangdi said 200 gewogs now have road access and are in need of public transport, as private operators have not stepped in.  “Four years of the government’s term …

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