The Winning Team For The History Books – Yeshey Dorji

I am encouraged to know that the 4th Pay Commission has been constituted, although there is no requirement under the Constitution that every new government should establish a Pay Commission. But this is a wise political move. Whatever recommendations the Pay Commission comes up with, the government will be blameless. And, quite obviously, the Commission […]

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Dasho Dr Sonam Kinga counter-charges DPT

Dasho Dr. Sonam Kinga submitted his counter-charges against complaint lodged by Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) with Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) yesterday after remaining silent for some time on his August 31 post on Facebook about the 2008 elections and summary of his forthcoming book ‘Political Contests as Moral Battles’. DPT had lodged a complaint […]

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A Question of Intent – Jurmi Chhowing

(Act 1: Synopsis) Dasho (Dr.) Sonam Kinga presents the synopsis of his forthcoming book, ‘Political Contests as Moral Battles’ on his Facebook Page. Dasho Sonam Kinga is a two-time member of the National Council (one-term Chairperson) and a recipient of the prestigious Red Scarf from His Majesty the King. In other words, Dasho Sonam Kinga’s […]

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A State of Charity – Jurmi Chhowing

I watched the presidential debate. This is my ricochet. The PDP promised The Blazing Sun. The DNT a Full New Moon. The BKP a Shooting Star. And the DPT a Familiar Twilight. But I’m not convinced about the Celestial Display or the Lightning Fireworks. Whichever party comes to power, I expect a couple of Eclipses […]

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