Kuensel (Bhutan)

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - How Democratic Party’s (PDP) lost and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) won the primary round of National Assembly election in Bhutan. The former served as the ruling government and latter as the Opposition from July 2013 to July 31, 2018.

TRASHIGANG, Bhutan (Kuensel/ANN) - Trashigang is the only district where two ministers lost in the recent primary round.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - In the 2018 National Assembly primary round election, postal ballots - conventional and those cast through the facilitation booths - was one of the factors that determined the results.

SAMDRUPJONGKHAR, Bhutan (Kuensel/ANN) - Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP), its president said, respects and accepts the decision of the people with humility. The party lost in the primary round of the National Assembly elections on September 15.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Bhutan ranks 134 out of 189 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI) in 2017, climbing a step up from its 135 rank in 2016, according to the Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical Update that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released online yesterday.

THIMPHU (KUENSEL/ANN) - The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has called the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) to nominate their candidates to contest for the general elections starting today.

BUMTHANG, Bhutan (KUENSEL/ANN) - Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) is back. Enduring three elections and making it through the primaries on two different occasions, the party is back with a bang.

THIMPHU (KUENSEL/ANN) - It was one of the busiest nights for the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa president Lotay Tshering on September 15.

THIMPHU (KUENSEL/ANN) - As Bhutanese remained glued to television sets and mobile phones last night for the provisional results of the primary election, they witnessed a close race between one of the oldest parties, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), and a new party that gained popularity in recent months, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT).

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The monks of the Zhung Dratshang (Central Monk Body) performs the sacred Lham Tsom dance, dedicated to Palden Lhamo, in the courtyard of Tashichhodzong today.