Tag Archives: Bhutan

  • Nava Thakuria High expectations for Bhutan Premier’s India visit

    As a reciprocal gesture, Bhutan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering is visiting India with a three-day official visit schedule from 27 December. ...

  • Bhutan chooses new party to form government

    Bhutan's voters gave an overwhelming victory to a new party headed by a surgeon, in only the third democratic election held by the Himalayan kingdom, according to provisional results. ...

  •  Nava Thakuria Waiting for a new regime in Thimphu

    Bhutan is going for its third national (general) elections on 18 October. Two political parties are in the contest for the new regime in Thimphu. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Will China occupy Bhutan as it did Tibet?

    India should not make the mistake of allowing China to enter Bhutan, as India did in the case of Tibet earlier. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Asian countries should not fall into China’s debt trap

    While China is showing military muscle power to India, Japan, and a few other Asian countries, with small Asian countries it is using economic muscle power to bring them to heel. ...

  • 100,000 Bhutan refugees move to West from Nepal: UN

    Some 100,000 Bhutanese refugees have been resettled in Western countries from camps in Nepal where they have been living for two decades after being forced out of their homeland, the UN said Thursday. ...

  • Indian PM Modi arrives to a rousing welcome in Bhutan

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a grand welcome in Bhutan on Sunday on his first foreign trip during which he is expected to step up a charm offensive with the neighbour. ...

  • Wary of Chinese advances, India’s Modi woos neighbours

    Narendra Modi will step up a charm offensive with India's neighbours in the hope of stopping them falling into China's embrace when he travels next week to Bhutan on his first foreign trip. ...

  • Bhutan’s incoming PM faces daunting tasks on ties with India

    Tshering Tobgay, Bhutan's incoming prime minister, is facing several daunting tasks like reassuring India that it will not deviate from its diplomatic policy of not having formal ties the "Big Five" of the UN. ...