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By The Bhutanese On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Dasho Benji’s counsel asks court not to withdraw DPT’s defamation suit

“This is in the larger interest of answering the questions around free speech and protecting it” In another surprising turn of events after the opposition party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), requested the court More...

By tb admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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DPT to withdraw the case filed against Dasho Paljor J Dorji

The Opposition Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), wants to withdraw an entire lawsuit it filed against Dasho Paljor J Dorji (also known as Dasho Benji), stating that it is being done in the greater interest of More...

By The Bhutanese On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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DPT present’s its evidence against Dasho Benji

With the DPT Vs Dasho Benji case now entering the evidence stage the DPT presented a set of seven documentary ‘evidences’ to prove its alleged case of defamation against Dasho Benji. MP Nidup Zangpo and MD Duptho More...

By tb admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Sedition charge is not relevant to case:DPT

The Opposition party DPT in its submission to the court on the DPT Vs Dasho Benji case said that the issue of sedition is not at all related to the present case and is too sensitive a matter, which will have unthinkable More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Dasho Benji refuses to apologize to DPT and asks for Nu 75 mn bah

Dasho Benji’s counsel lawyer Younten Dorji informed the court on Thursday that his client would not be apologizing to the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) party. The DPT earlier had offered to withdraw the case if More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 7th, 2014
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DPT claims right to sue, defends its record and says that it is not a seditious party

The party offered to withdraw the case if Dasho Benji offered a public apology In a sign that the Dasho Benji Vs DPT defamation case is generating more controversy than intended, the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) More...

By tb admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Lawyer defends Dasho Benji’s fundamental rights and accuses DPT of policy corruption and sedition

Younten Dorji, the lawyer for Dasho Paljor J. Dorji also known as Dasho Benji presented not only strong and detailed arguments in defense of Dasho Benji’s rights but also went on the offensive accusing DPT of More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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DPT says it had no role in BHEL commission issue

In response to an article by The Bhutanese on a 1.5% commission deal made in 2010 amounting to Nu 240 mn for Bhutan Ventures Trading (BVT) owned by Sangay Wangchuk, the Opposition party Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) More...

By tb admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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As DPT goes to court Dasho Benji says he will fight for the Fundamental Right of Expression

The first preliminary hearing of the libel case filed by Opposition party Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) against the Deputy Minister and Special Advisor to the National Environment Commission, Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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DNT blasts both PDP and DPT for weakening democracy

In a strong statement the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has condemned both the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Opposition Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) party over the large pay hike and entitlements More...