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DPT declares candidates from two constituencies in S/Jongkhar

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) has confirmed that Ugyen Dorji and Norbu Wangzom both from Samdrup Jongkhar who won in their constituencies in the first parliamentary elections would represent the party this time around, too. Ugyen Dorji will represent the Deothang-Gomdar constituency while Norbu Wangzom will contest from Jomotshangkha-Martshala,  both in Samdrupjongkhar. Talking

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Not in a day!

It must go without saying that women’s representation in politics is important. To have proportional women representation in the parliament is important. This is considering the fact that an increased women’s representation in parliament or local governments for that matter will ensure that women’s voices are heard equally when it

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Kholongchu project causes house rents to shoot up; ramps up local business

The Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project in Trashiyangtse has caused sea changes in the otherwise sleepy, little eastern town where nothing much seemed to be happening. Inundation of project employees has caused a shortage of accommodation causing house owners to increase rents drastically. Some tenants have even been forced to vacate apartments and houses

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