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Laws unclear on MPs’ study leave

The recent case of an MP resigning after being denied study leave has also sparked debate on whether MPs should pursue such activities while in service

Parliament: The recent incident of a Member of Parliament (MP) resigning after being denied study leave has sparked debate on whether an MP is entitled to such long-term leave while still serving.

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Indo-Bhutan energy cooperation agreement questioned

Lack of access to basic information relating to the agreements deprive the public from knowing the potential impacts Energy: Bhutan’s diplomatic relations with India and the consequent implementation of hydropower projects are considered “politically sensitive” and could potentially prevent critical information from reaching the people, a study of the Bhutan-India energy cooperation and implementation says.

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Plaintiff seeks Nu 2.59 million compensation

... in defamation case. Defendants to submit rebuttal on Sept. 26. 

Judiciary: Sonam Phuntsho who filed a defamation case against freelance journalist Namgay Zam and Dr Shacha Wangmo is claiming Nu 2.59 million as compensation if he wins the case.

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