Tag: by-election

DAP: To avoid ‘unnecessary’ by-election, free Manoharan

Malaysian Insider PETALING JAYA, May 3 – The DAP said a reluctant Barisan Nasional can avoid “unnecessary by-elections” by freeing all ISA detainees, including M. Manoharan who has threatened to resign his Kota Alam Shah seat because he still being held without trial.

'Let my constituents elect new rep'

The following is the statement from ISA detainee and Kota Alam Shah state representative M Manoharan, which was released by his wife S Pushpaneela this afternoon.

ISA detainee Manoharan mulls resignation

Rahmah Ghazali (Malaysiakini) Hindraf legal advisor M Manoharan, who is under ISA detention, has today confirmed that he is considering quitting his Selangor state seat of Kota Alam Shah. In a statement issued by his wife S Pushpaneela, the ISA detainee said he regretted his

Manoharan resignation "mere speculation": Khalid

Malaysian Insider SHAH ALAM, 30 April 2009: Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim described as “mere speculation” an online news report which states that Kota Alam Shah state assemblyperson M Manoharan is thinking of vacating his seat, thereby necessitating yet another by-election.

BN must take Penanti bull by horns

Neil Khor (Malaysiakini) While the Election Commission (EC) takes its time to discover whether there is really a vacancy for the Penanti state seat, both Pakatan Rakyat and Barisan Nasional (BN) are preparing for another face-off. Contesting the by-election will be an uphill battle for

Tuesday’s by-elections could see BN win 3-0

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Just a year after the March 8 general election gave birth to Malaysia’s most viable opposition alliance ever, the Pakatan Rakyat stands on the verge of being wiped out.

Pensiangan a 'worrisome precedent', says Kitingan

Joe Fernandez (Malaysiakini) PKR (Parti Keadilan Rakyat) vice-president Dr Jeffrey Gimpoi Kitingan fears that yesterday’s Federal Court ruling, averting a possible by-election in the disputed Pensiangan parliamentary seat, would set a “worrisome precedent for the future”.

No by-election in Pensiangan

Joe Fernandez (Malaysiakini) The Federal Court in Kota Kinabalu this morning overturned an Election Court decision on Sept 8 to strip Pensiangan MP Joseph Kurup of the seat and declare it vacant. Federal Court Judge Nik Hashim Nik Abdul Rahman who delivered the verdict held