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Parliamentarians question developments, border talks

December 04, 2009: The parliamentarians raised series of question with the Minister for Works and Human Settlement Yeshey Zimba regarding the construction of roads, bridges and others during the question hour session on Friday’s sitting of National Assembly. The member from Lhamozinkha Hemant Gurung asked on the government’s plan to construct road between Gesarling and […]

Published on Dec 04 2009 // Main News

An Open letter to the Bhutanese parliamentarians

Date: November 19, 2009 (6:30 GMT) Dear Parliamentarians, On the eve of the 4th session of the first Bhutanese parliament, we want to put forth the immediate concern of the Bhutanese people both inside the country and in exile. The historical importance of your deliberations will be judged by the historians as well as by […]

Published on Nov 20 2009 // Opinion

Fools’ Assembly soon

The fourth mega extravaganza of fools’ show is in the calendar soon. The spectators scattered all over the nation and through out the world are expecting it with reluctance and a hope for fun. Reluctance, because, at times the clowns make certain regulations requiring the audience  to stand up, sit down or clap or appear […]

Published on Nov 09 2009 // Commentary

National Assembly discusses bills

The ongoing session of the Lower House National Assembly has concluded that civil service bill contradicts with some provisions in anti corruption commission act, election act and royal audit authority act

Published on Jul 06 2009 // Main News

NC will go live, NA not

The Houses in the parliament have different perspectives on right to information and public view of the parliament proceedings. The debate continues till the parliament session began Friday amid special function in capital. As per the preliminary decisions, BBS TV will not be allowed to broadcast live the third session of the National Assembly

Published on Jun 27 2009 // Media Monitor

PM’s first annual report at the parliament

The third parliament session began in capital Friday where King Jigme Khesar was present followed by report presentation by Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley, the first annual report on the state of the nation since the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa government came into power

Published on Jun 27 2009 // Main News

NC plans stronger question-answer session with ministers

The upper house National Council, which was ignored by the government in the past, has begun working on giving a tough time for ministers in the upcoming parliament session

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Main News

Building parliament-media relations

The government once again has reiterated its commitment to improve the relation between the parliament and the budding media industry in the country

Published on Mar 28 2009 // Media Monitor