Tag: bukit selambau by-election

Ghost of PBDS hangs over Batang Ai

Joe Fernandez (Malaysiakini) Sabah PKR deputy chief Ansari Abdullah’s worst nightmare is that ‘the old and uneducated voters’ of Batang Ai will impose their will again on the younger generation and give Barisan Nasional another victory in the Batang Ai state seat by-election on April

BN unleashes Ezam on Bkt Selambau

S Pathmawathy (Malaysiakini) Barisan Nasional unleashed their top agent, Ezam Mohd Nor, a former close aide of PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim, at a ceramah in one of the key areas of Bukit Selambau last night.

Chaos and confidence in Bukit Selambau

By Shanon Shah (thenutgraph) OF the three simultaneous and upcoming by-elections on 7 April, the Bukit Selambau state seat in Kedah appears to be the most fascinating.

Independents' day

By Shanon Shah (thenutgraph.com) “WITH independent candidates, it depends on their ‘roots’,” says Kedah Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) information chief Ahmad Kasim. “For example, if they were originally from PKR, they will naturally pull votes away from the PKR candidate.”

Record-breaking number of candidates

By Shanon Shah (thenutgraph.com) SUNGAI PETANI, 29 Mar 2009: The Bukit Selambau by-election has broken all records: the Election Commission announced at noon today that 15 candidates would be vying for the state seat in Kedah come 7 April.

Indian voters may boycott 'outsider' Manikumar

K Kabilan (Malaysiakini) Pakatan Rakyat is running the risk of losing the Indian support in Bukit Selambau – which proved to be vital in winning the seat during the last general election – as a result of its choice of candidate for the by-election. Community

Tear gas fired at Anwar ceramah

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) SUNGAI PETANI, March 23 — Federal Reserve Unit (FRU) forces fired tear gas and used water cannons tonight on thousands gathered at a ceramah in Bukit Selambau just as Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was beginning his speech.

Tear gas fired in Anwar's ceramah

Malaysiakini Volleys of tear gas were fired into the crowd minutes after Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim took the podium in a ceramah tonight at Bukit Selambau, Kedah. According to eyewitnesses, the police fired tear gas and unleashed chemical-laced water on about 5,000 people who had

New face Manikumar is PKR candidate for Bkt Selambau

Malaysiakini Pakatan Rakyat leader Anwar Ibrahim today announced new face S Manikumar as the candidate for the Bukit Selambau by-election on April 7. Anwar made the announcement this morning in Sungai Petani, which is part of the state constituency, in front of a large crowd.