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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DPT begins campaign from Paro

Inaugurating the Dzongkhag party office in Paro, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) officially began its election campaign for the primary round of the National Assembly elections from Paro on Thursday morning. DPT President Pema Gyamtsho met with the people of Lamgong-Wangcha constituency in Paro. He told the congregation of around 400 people that DPT will work […]

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