Politics

A new party registers amidst looming 2023 National Assembly Election

โ€ฆ.๐’‚ ๐’๐’†๐’˜ ๐’‘๐’๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’‘๐’‚๐’“๐’•๐’š ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐’˜๐’‚๐’š ๐’•๐’ ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’†๐’•๐’† ๐’Š๐’ 2023-๐‘ฎ๐’†๐’๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’ ๐‘จ๐’”๐’”๐’†๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’๐’š ๐’†๐’๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” Choeying Dekar Bhutan Tendrel Party (BTP) after formally submitting its charter, name and symbol, membership list and other documents required by the law and being approved by the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) on January 11, the party is registered as the 6th political parties in the …

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Mix feelings on Pay Structure Reform Bill

…๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’†๐’˜ ๐’‘๐’‚๐’š ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’–๐’„๐’•๐’–๐’“๐’† ๐’“๐’†๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’Ž ๐’„๐’‚๐’Ž๐’† ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ 5% ๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’”๐’Š๐’„ ๐’‘๐’‚๐’š ๐’‰๐’Š๐’Œ๐’†, ๐’‚๐’๐’๐’๐’˜๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’†๐’” ๐’„๐’๐’–๐’ƒ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’… ๐’•๐’๐’ˆ๐’†๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’“ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’Ž๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’”๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’‰๐’๐’˜๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’“, ๐’„๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’ ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’” ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’๐’๐’• ๐’‰๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’š Sangay DorjiThe Pay Structure Reform bill ensued with heated deliberation in the houses of parliament and the National Council endorsed the bill on December 1. However, civil servants are not happy with discontinuation of vehicle quota.The …

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DTT, a party as old as democracy in Bhutan

โ€ฆ Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa to hold party convention on May 2 A new party in the political fray, Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa is as old as democracy in the country, there has been a grassroots movement, a candidate says. The party will hold a party convention on May 2 to adopt the party charter, and elect its president, vice president, and …

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Strengthening Indo-Bhutan ties

To strengthen the already existing close ties of friendship and cooperation between India and Bhutan, and following the long-established tradition of regular exchange of high-level visits between the two countries, Dr. S. Jaishankar visit to Bhutan is countryโ€™s first high-level official visit since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of India was in the …

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DPT picks an educator, DNT sticks to former candidate for the bye-election

For the Khamdang-Ramjar bye election, the ruling party Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa will give the ticket to the former candidate while the opposition party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa by default had to field a new candidate. The Election Commission of Bhutan set the poll date for Khamdang-Ramjar bye-elections on February 03, 2022. This time around, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa is fielding a 34-year …

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