DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Civil servants refute RCSC’s stand

Civil servants who say they are affected by the Royal Civil Service Commission’s (RCSC) reforms have refused to accept the commission’s stand of addressing the issue of stagnation and have suggested reverting to the old system or consider revisiting the current system to make it agreeable to both parties. “In …

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Seizure of drugs leads to seizure of Dogs

Thimphu Police, while searching a house in Changzamtog for a stash of restricted prescription drugs, ended up seizing four foreign breed canines from the same location. On the afternoon of September 3 Thimphu police, based on a tip off, apprehended two men, aged 26 and 29, from Changzamtog. On searching …

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ACC complaint against former Khaling Gup

The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) has received an official complaint from the people of Khaling gewog, which accused its former gup of misappropriating the gewog’s development funds. The complaint letter accuses the gup of embezzling about Nu 80,000 from the total of Nu.0.6 mn allocated for irrigation work at Jeri …

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3 arrested for 3 burglaries in a week

Thimphu police arrested three suspects in relation to a burglary in a week’s time. However, one suspect is at large. On August 8, Thimphu police arrested a 19- year-old man for burglarizing a house in Babesa. The suspect stole Nu 110,000, one gold ring, one mobile phone and B-Mobile and …

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