Category Archives: Politics

Bhutan to host Asian parliamentarians

Bhutan will be hosting the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) Standing Committee meeting on social and cultural affairs scheduled from Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 at the Convention Center in Thimphu, A press release issued by National Council said. APA is

Doklam Plateau And The Shifting Tri-junction Points

By Yeshey Dorji As much as I try to desist from writing on the issue of Doklam that has prompted a hoard of ill-informed and poorly educated people around the world to hurl derogatory terms such as “puppet”, “vassal”, “protectorate”

नेपालमै रहन दिन भुटानी शरणार्थीको माग

१ लाख १० हजारको संख्यामा भुटानी शरणार्थीहरु तेस्रो मुलुक पुनः स्थापना भइसकेपछि उक्त विकल्पमा जान नचाहनेहरुले नेपालमै बस्ने इच्छा व्यक्त गरेका छन्। झापा र मोरङका पाँच स्थानमा भुटानी शरणार्थीका शिविरहरु थिए। अमेरिका, अस्ट्रेलिया लगायत विभिन्न युरोपेली मुलुकहरुमा १ लाख १०

Exiled Bhutanese leaders advocate for repatriation, assimilation

Bhutanese in exile who are still living in refugee camps in Nepal have made an appeal to the government of Nepal to facilitate opening options for local assimilation and repatriation based on the wishes of the individuals. UNHCR estimates over

Internet ban in Darjeeling ineffective

Mamata Benerjee’s effort to subdue the demand for a separate Gorkhaland by imposing Internet ban did not deter the demonstrators to disseminate information. The demonstrators and supporters are crossing border across Nepal and Bhutan to access web and upload news,

Bhutan assures India on infiltration into Gorkhaland movement

As the Gorkhaland demand heightens in the border, India has secured assurances from its loyal partner Bhutan that any anti-India activities will not be acceptable in Bhutanese territory. An Indian delegation led by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Director General Archana

DNC celebrates establishment day

Members of Druk National Congress celebrated the Party’s 23rd Foundation Day at Kathmandu, Nepal on June 16, 2017. The customary suja desi was served to members and guests. The traditional Bhutanese game, ‘Khuru’ was played among members and guests to

BHUMMATSS documents Bhutan’s struggle stories

Bhutanese Martyrs Memorial and Torture Survivors’ Society (BHUMMATSS) has officially launched the initiative to document the stories of those who died or tortured during the democratic struggle in Bhutan. At a special ceremony held in Adelaide on June 3, graced

DNC chooses new president

The convention of the Druk National Congress held at exile office in Kathmandu, Nepal unanimously elected Mr. Gedun Choephel, 56, from Pemagatshal District in Bhutan as the new President of the party. He had joined the party in 1994 and

Appeal to locate Lok Nath Acharya

Daughter of the disappeared human rights activists Lok Nath Acharya has made emotional appeal to help find her father. Acharya, 51, was kidnaped allegedly by Bhutanese agents from India in 2014. Even after the resettlement process started and most of

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