Day: October 28, 2009

Ousted MB again calls for snap polls in Perak

Malaysiakini Eight months after being ousted as menteri besar of Perak, Mohd Nizar Jamaluddin still clings to hope that a snap election will be held soon to end the protracted political crisis in the state. He said it is absolutely crucial for voters to be

Police: Situation under control, no arrests

Malaysiakini The situation at the Perak Darul Ridzuan Building is calm and under control with only 300 opposition supporters accompanying the 28 Pakatan Rakyat assemblypersons to the state assembly sitting today. Ipoh district police chief Azisman Alias said the situation was generally under control and

Sivakumar has committed 'treason'

Malaysiakini V Sivakumar’s role in the ‘Pakatan sitting’ in the Perak legislative assembly this morning was an act of treason, according to Umno vice-president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Commenting on the commotion created by Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat holding simultaneous ‘sittings’, he alleged that Sivakumar

Gobala gets his pants back

Padang Serai member of parliament N Gobalakrishnan (below) will get back his pants and belt, which were allegedly torn and seized by the police when he was arrested during the Permatang Pasir nomination day in August. hindraf batu caves selayang court 281107 gobalakrishnanThe Bukit Mertajam

'Passed': Perak budget by BN, 3 motions by Pakatan

Malaysiakini 12.37pm: Pakatan reps left the state secretariat building after telling journalists that it had passed three motions during its ‘sitting’: 1. That all national service camps and other outdoor programmes be suspended pending investigation of the Kampar tragedy; 2. (To recognise the findings of