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Election dispute body will not nullify zomdu result

Aspiring S/J thrompon candidate Sangay Tenzin had asked that the zomdu be nullified given discrepancies LG: The Samdrupjongkhar Dzongkhag Election Dispute Settlement Body decided the results of the chiwog zomdu cannot be nullified despite a complaint being lodged by aspiring thrompon candidate, Sangay Tenzin.

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OAG challenges court’s acquittal of 7 defendants

… in motor vehicle accident claims case

Judiciary: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on August 24 appealed to the Chukha dzongkhag court against a lower court’s judgment, which acquitted seven of the 11 defendants in connection with misappropriation of money from the sale of 53 salvaged vehicles.

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Chiwog zomdus conclude in Bumthang

LG: Eleven gup and 15 mangmi candidates will contest in the local government elections to be held on September 29 in Bumthang. Their nominations were finalised following the conclusion of the chiwog zomdus on August 23.

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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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