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Caste system practices questioned

While the Constitution guarantees equality and prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, language, religion, politics or other status, some sections of the country allege they are discriminated based on their caste.

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Parties unlikely to accept women reservation for 2018

The second national conference on “women in governance, leadership and politics” held in Thimphu last week proposed that political parties should allot at least 30 percent of election tickets to women in parliamentary elections in 2018. However, this won’t happen, at least for the upcoming elections.

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Investigation clears Tendu Central School

But some maintain their claims that a bar and smoking zone were in place for a karaoke party on campus
Following an investigation, the education ministry says that the party held on the Tendu Central School (TCS) campus in Samtse did not involve cigarettes and alcohol despite the claims of some who attended the event.

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