Budget surplus means budget underutilized: Finance Minister

Budget surplus means budget underutilized; it does not mean that the government is not spending budget but that the government is not able to utilize it for all planned development activities in the country, clarified Finance Minister Namgay Tshering at the National Assembly yesterday. “There should be nomisconception about the statement that the government is […]

Rapists can face up to life imprisonment

The joint sitting adopted the Penal Code (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2019 on Thursday The joint sitting of the Parliament increased the grading of rape from fourth-degree felony to third-degree felony. The Chairperson of the joint committee on the Penal Code of Bhutan, Member of Parliament from Haa, Ugyen Namgay presented to the joint sitting […]