English | Dzongkha Saturday, February 24, 2018

Record number of candidates register for NC elections

The latest figures from the Election Commission shows a record number of NC aspirants have registered for the upcoming election. From 142 in October, the number of aspiring National Council candidates has not hit a staggering 150.

Political parties reveal more candidates

Three political parties- Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP), Druk Phuensum Tshogp (DPT) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) – revealed more candidates this month. 

PDP re-elects Dasho Tshering Tobgay as President

Dasho Tshering Tobgay will continue to serve as the Party President of People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was re-elected during the party’s convention in Thimphu yesterday.

DNT respects High Court’s decision, urges Opposition to take forward the case

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) says although they respect the High Court’s decision, they are not happy for not being able to fight the case on behalf of the public. The High Court dismissed the party’s petition for a writ against the government, on November 9.

Parties announce candidates as 2018 elections draw closer

With the elections fast approaching, political parties are gearing up for it. Some of them have started announcing their candidates, while others are preparing to do so.

DNT opens regional party office in Trashigang

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) opened its regional office in Trashigang yesterday.

Parties gear up for 2018 elections

With 2018 elections fast approaching, the political parties are busy finalizing candidates and strategizing ways to rope in voters.

ECB looks forward to more women participation in upcoming election

With the third parliamentary elections round the corner, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has started its preparations for the electoral process in full roar.

ECB to address barriers facing the disabled during elections

As the 2018 parliamentary elections draw closer, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is looking at ways to get more voters to the polls.

142 aspiring NC candidates register with ECB

An overwhelming 142 aspiring National Council (NC) candidates have registered with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) for the 2018 NC elections till date.

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