JUDICIARY

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A video clip of agitated prisoners in Chamgang prison goes viral

A video clip of prisoners at Chamgang Central Prison in Thimphu yelling “we want justice” is going viral on facebook with more than 45,000 views as of...

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BPC suspends employee, CEO expedites sexual harassment inquiry

In the harassment case, the director and a customer representative of Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPCL) suspended the director, the investigation is being expedited. The suspension...

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Law firm to protect journalists through JAB

Bhutan Legal Solution (BLS) has teamed up with the Journalists’ Association of Bhutan (JAB) to provide legal advisory and services for Bhutanese journalists. The partnership between JAB...

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BCCI can become strong only if it has a legal entity: new president

The lack of a legal status is hindering the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) from being able to financially sustain its operations and become a...

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DPT president: who said we’re fading away?

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) is still very much in the reckoning as a political party, according to the party president and opposition leader Lyonpo Dorji Wangdi. ...

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To continue or not to continue with 5-year plan

Government & opposition at loggerheads...

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MPs have their say but PM defends his decision

With one new minister appointed and another reshuffled, the ruling Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has gone through a pretty rough patch lately amid rumbling and recriminations from...

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Give up FYPs & you’ll get politicized planning: DPT

It would be a “blunder” to discontinue the five-year plans (FYP) as doing so will lead to “politicized planning”, according to the opposition party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa...

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ACC still assessing property value of JPLP to recover Nu 74.61 m

Following the verdict of the Supreme Court’s to seize properties of Jatan Prasad Lal- Chand (JPLP) departmental store in Phuentsholing to recover the remaining penalty of Nu 74.61...

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New political party: 27 candidates confirmed, 13 rejected

A new political party, Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa, is being formed to contest in the 2023 general elections, according to an insider from the new party. ...

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I joined politics to serve my constituents, not be a minister: MP Karma Dorji

Nganglam’s Member of Parliament (MP), Karma Dorji, says that he harbours no ambition to fill the vacant home ministerial berth in response to a persistent ongoing rumour...

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ACC still assessing JPLP properties; convict missing

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is still assessing the worth of buildings and other properties seized from the owner of Jatan Prasad Lalchand (JPLP) departmental store who is...