English | Dzongkha Saturday, February 25, 2017

Druk Gaki Tshogpa, a new party in the offing

A new political party is in the making. Druk Gaki Tshogpa is likely to enter the political scene in the 2018 parliamentary elections.

Children’s Parliament passes 17 resolutions

The second session of Bhutan Children’s Parliament passed 17 resolutions after a three-day deliberation. The resolutions range from youth-related issues to reforms in the national education system, among others.

PDP’s Tshering garners the highest votes

People’s Democratic Party’s Tshering, 33, garnered the highest votes with 2,032 in the bye-election for North Thimphu Constituency held today. Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s Kessang Wangmo, 26, got 660 votes.

PDP and DPT vie for North Thimphu

Both the ruling party, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Opposition, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), consider the North Thimphu by-elections crucial. Representatives from the two parties said they have been working consistently in their effort to win the North-Thimphu seat.

Kessang Wangmo, DPT’s North Thimphu candidate

Kessang Wangmo, 26, from Kawang in Thimphu is Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) new North Thimphu candidate. Kessang has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Environmental Studies from Royal Thimphu College.

More women local leaders elected in Samdrup Jongkhar

The number of women local leaders in Samdrup Jongkhar has increased with six elected during the recent local government elections. Most of them have been elected for the post of Tshogpa.

Gup-elects of the second LG elections

Bhutan went to the polls today to elect the local leaders. We have the provisional name list of the gup-elects.

Karma Sherab Thobgyal is the SJ Thrompon-elect

Going by this evening’s provisional vote count of Thromde Election in Samdrup Jongkhar, Karma Sherab Thobgyal secured majority votes.

Bhutan to elect local leaders tomorrow

Bhutan will go to polls to elect the grassroots leaders, tomorrow. A total of 616 Gup candidates and 654 Mangmi candidates will be contesting in the second Local Government Elections.

Two Gomchens to battle it out for LG elections

Two former Gomchens will battle it out for the post of Radhi Gup in Trashigang, next week. The two candidates are among the eight former Gomchens aspiring to be gups in Trashigang in the second Local Government elections.

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