Tag: hulu selangor by-elections

EC denies gerrymandering in ‘mini’ delineation

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) PUTRAJAYA, 23 Sept — The Election Commission (EC) today denied any political agenda in its “mini-delineation”, which has resulted in voters being relocated from their constituencies. The commission’s Registration and Electoral Roll Preparation panel chairman Datuk Zainal Abidin Mat said

Bersih 2.0 claims voters’ relocation unconstitutional

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The Election Commission (EC) has been moving voters’ localities since 2004, two years after the last delineation exercise, which polls watchdog Bersih 2.0 chairman Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan has described as unconstitutional. The EC has been

BN yet to impress the Chinese, poll reveals

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — The Chinese will continue to rebuff the Barisan Nasional (BN) if the ruling coalition refuses to implement reforms that will see a fairer distribution of power for the economically-powerful community, according to a recent survey.

Hulu S'gor by-election ruling all too predictable

Joe Fernandez (Malaysiakini) COMMENT Often, it doesn’t really take much these days to be a lawyer as demonstrated by the Hulu Selangor election petition case where PKR’s Zaid Ibrahim failed in his bid to challenge the Hulu Selangor by-election results. The High Court today allowed

Election petition: Decision on Kamalanathan's bid on Aug 5

FMT KUALA LUMPUR: Come Aug 5, the Election Court here will decide on an application by Hulu Selangor MP P Kamalanathan to strike out an election petition by Zaid Ibrahim who lost in the parliamentary election. High Court Judge Azahar Mohamed, who sat as election

Hulu S'gor petition: Kamalanathan wins Rd 1

Hafiz Yatim (Malaysiakini) MIC’s P Kamalanathan has won the first round in his bid to strike out Zaid Ibrahim’s petition against the Hulu Selangor by-election result. NONEIn dismissing Zaid’s preliminary objection against Kamalanathan’s application to strike out the petition, Election judge Justice Azahar Mohamed ruled

'UKM four' gets injunction from disciplinary action

Malaysiakini The Kuala Lumpur High Court today has granted an injunction to delay disciplinary proceedings against the four Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) students for allegedly campaigning during the recent Hulu Selangor by-election. Judge Aziah Ali has granted the injunction, giving the students time to challenge

How EC got away with voters transfer

S Pathmawathy & Kuek Ser Kuang Keng (Malaysiakini) SPECIAL REPORT Imagine arriving at a polling station to cast your ballot and being told that your name has been transferred to a different centre – or even out of the constituency altogether. This happened during the

Ezam, Palanivel sworn in as senator

Written by Chua Sue-Ann (The Edge) KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara on Monday, May 3 welcomed four new senators, including MIC deputy president Datuk G Palanivel and former Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) youth chief Mohamad Ezam Mohd Nor. The two other newly-appointed senators are Rahim