Will women voters vote for female candidates?

Despite women attempting for better representation in politics, female candidates do not get enough votes from women voters. This was evident in the past two elections. However, what will happen in the upcoming election is a wait and watch show. Can female candidates bank on female voters? On March 5, 2008, the Election Commission of […]

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Parties outline their top three pledges

Four political parties talk about their top three promises based on which they believe can secure votes in the 2018 elections. Headline-grabbing pledges in their party manifestos are what the four political parties, the Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP), Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP), promoting these days to […]

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The politics of being apolitical

True to what the Chief Advisor of the Interim Government, Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk, emphasized during the Interim Government’s first press conference last Tuesday, political neutrality is sometimes taken so seriously that a mere conversation on and about politics becomes a taboo especially among the so-called apolitical section of our society. This is true especially […]

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