Seminar participants question ECB on new rules

The ECB’s seminar held on October 21, 2022 for aspirants of the NC elections in 2023 saw participants raising questions on the new rules. As the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) started its first major activity in preparation for the 2023 National Council (NC) elections with a seminar yesterday (October 21, 2022) at Thimphu, the […]

Still a long way to go for women in politics

The Election Commissions of Bhutan’s (ECB) seminar held yesterday (October 21, 2022) for aspiring National Council (NC) elections was a blow to multiple initiatives that have been undertaken by different agencies to increase the number of women participating in the elections. From more than 100 people at the seminar there were only five females. The […]

All eyes on the Property Tax Bill 2022

People say discussions on this Bill will show if Bhutan’s elected parliamentarians swing towards the national or personal interests One of Bills to be tabled in the forthcoming winter session of the Parliament is the Property Tax Bill 2022, which the finance minister Namgay Tshering has passionately taken up. While it was to be deliberated […]