Day: April 12, 2010

With Mugilan seen as Umno’s choice, Palanivel is Samy Vellu’s

By Baradan Kuppusamy (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The jostling and open debate over whether Barisan Nasional should field former incumbent Datuk G. Palanivel as its candidate for the Hulu Selangor by-election, or look for a younger and more presentable fresh face, is

Controversy over Hulu S'gor hopeful Mugilan

K Pragalath (Malaysiakini) V Mugilan’s chances to be named as BN candidate for the Hulu Selangor by-election is facing turbulence, in the wake of a suit he has filed against the Tamil Youth Bell Club, even though he is withdrawing from it. The MIC national

Sibu poll could herald change

Terence Netto (Malaysiakini) The vacancy created by the death of Robert Lau, SUPP MP for Sibu, occurs at a time when a fledgling alliance between DAP and PKR in Sarawak meets with a test that can only bode well for both parties’ prospects in the

Zaid has the edge as the PR candidate

By WANI MUTHIAH and ZULKIFLI ABD RAHMAN (The Star) KLANG: Political veteran Datuk Zaid Ibrahim is edging above the other two names short-listed as Pakatan Rakyat’s candidate for the Hulu Selangor by-election. “Going by the feedback from within the party, I think Zaid will be