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DNT in Punakha and Gasa

DNT president Lotey Tshering

It’s the second day of Druk Nyamrup Tshohpa’s (DNT) campaign. By 5:30 am, the party president, Lotay Tshering, accompanied by Lingmukha-Toedwang candidate, Tandi Dorji, is all ready to head towards the only district that he did not cover during his familiarisation tour. Driving on the narrow and rough road from …

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PDP woos voters in Tsirang and Dagana

Party president promised electric fence for everyone

The 100 units of free electricity and business tax waiver on rural businesses would be reinstated, if People’s Democratic Party (PDP) comes back to power, according to the president. The party president, Tshering Tobgay, clarified to the people of Tsirang and Dagana that these incentives are withdrawn with the end …

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DPT pledges

The manifesto was launched yesterday in Thimphu

Should it form the government, the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) pledges to make Bhutan economically self reliant by 2025.  The party manifesto was launched yesterday in Thimphu. “The politics of Bhutan must always be about raising the happiness of our people. This is exactly what our Manifesto sets out to …

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Bhutan-India relations at Litfest

Bhutan and India established formal diplomatic relationship in 1968

The first day of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival on August 23 brought ambassadors of Bhutan and India – General V Namgyel and Jaideep Sarkar to talk about Bhutan-India relation. Bhutan and India established formal diplomatic relationship in 1968. Indian ambassador to Bhutan Jaideep Sarkar said that His Majesty the …

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Jackson Drukpa withdraws his case from SC

An aspiring political party found, Chheku Dukpa, also known as Jackson Drukpa, had withdrawn his petition to the Supreme Court on August 21. Just before the day of the hearing at the Supreme Court, the Druk Gaki Tshogpa founder requested the court to allow him to withdraw the appeal against …

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BKP commits to redefine politics 

BKP candidates offer prayers at Dechenphug monastery

Rising out of the mist, majestic Dechenphug monastery glimmered in the golden rays of the Autumnal morning. The air hung heavy with dense fragrance of incense and the chanting of the monks in prayers to Genyen Jagpa Milan, one of the country’s chief deities. At 6am, more than a dozen Bhutan Kuen-Nyam …

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DNT campaigns for change

DNT presidents launch the party manifesto and campaign in Thimphu

After seeking blessings from the Machhen in Punakha and Ap Gyenen in Dechenphu, Thimphu, the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) flagged off its campaign for change and launched its manifesto to narrow the gap infront of a gathering of youth in Thimphu yesterday. Party president Lotay Tshering told the youth that his …

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DPT promises self-reliance by 2025

DPT President flags off campaign from Paro

The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) kicked off its campaign from Paro with party president Pema Gyamtsho inaugurating the party’s dzongkhag office in Wangcha gewog yesterday morning. Speaking at the first campaign meeting, which was attended by about 400 members and supporters, the DPT president said that self-reliance would be the …

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Continuity must to progress: PDP

PDP Presidents launch campaign and manifesto in Punakha

As has been its tradition, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) kicked off its campaign from Punakha after the president and candidates offered their prayers at the Machen in Punakha dzong yesterday. The Party also launched its manifesto in Punakha infront of about 200 supporters who had gathered to observe the …

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