Tag Archives: Politics

Nothing new than an interactive session

  The three-day workshop which started on March 19 on “Electoral Contestant” conducted by the Election Commission of Bhutan offered nothing new but was a forum to voice out their opinions and an interactive session, said most of the participants including those from the old as well as newly registered …

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Treason case rebuttal in a month’s time

On March 13, the larger bench of the High Court held an opening statement on the case against Dechen Wangmo, the former principal of Phajoding Lower Secondary School, and a social worker versus the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). Dechen Wangmo had been sentenced by the Phuentsholing Dungkhag Court …

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CDG stopped: political gimmick or for fair elections?

The recent decision of the government to discontinue the Constituency Development Grant (CDG) has created skepticism among general public. The questions doing the round are that has the government really dropped CDG as the decision did not go through the Parliament as per procedure, and whether the ruling government will …

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A sad day

  If there are those who still doubt the Prime Ministers oratory skills then his 22 minute response on the ‘land scam’ would have erased any doubts. By the end of his reply he had managed to create a hero out of a former Gup (now DPT Vice President) who …

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ECB gleans lessons from the past, looks toward 2013

While the political scenario in the country is upbeat with the next general elections just a year away, parties are not the only ones gleaning lessons from the past.  Learning from Experience Program( LEP),  initiated by the Election Commission of Bhutan ( ECB)  and headed by the Chief  Election Commissioner …

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