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When the right to be heard counts for nothing

January 6, 2018

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27th September, 2016, several PJ Selatan and Bukit Gasing registered voters, myself included, converged at the office of Bukit Gasing state assemblyman Rajiv to lodge our objections to the Election Commission’s proposed redeliniation of both our parliamentary and state constituencies. Yesterday morning, about 8.35am, I received a call from one Puan Zura of the EC. She […]

On whose neck will the dirty dossier come down like the Sword of Damocles? Khalid’s or PKR’s?

August 6, 2014

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So, the much spoken of ‘Khalid dirty deeds’ dossier is out and about. I haven’t seen the full text of the dossier, and so, like many of you, have been dependent on news reports as to its contents. Khalid obviously is not losing sleep over it, and has got his boys to go over to […]

I am a Selangorian. And I will not have Azmin Ali as my MB

August 4, 2014

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Malaysiakini reports today that the PKR political bureau met at its headquarters last night. As expected, the matter of Khalid and his refusal to make way for a new MB came up for discussion. Malaysiakini, quoting a source from within PKR, reports that the party may put forth a second name, as alternative to Wan Azizah, to replace Khalid, with a view […]

So who should the Indians now trust?

May 27, 2014

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“Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak cheated the Indian community by not abiding with the memorandum of understanding he signed with Persatuan Hindraf Malaysia (PHM) and he will therefore not be trusted again, PHM secretary P Ramesh said today. Ramesh then went on to describe MIC Youth chief P Punithan’s statement that the Indian voters will […]

Kajang by-election : The beginning of the end? The kiss of death? For whom?

February 20, 2014

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Sources tell me that an important meeting involving key leaders of PKR, if not Pakatan, is to take place today. Agenda : whether to tell all as to the real reason, or reasons, that have us now bracing ourselves for a by-election in Kajang. Speculation is rife as to what has motivated this forthcoming by-election. […]

How long more?

September 17, 2013

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(Reflections on the 50th Malaysia Day) by Jayanath Appudurai ______________________________ For how long more… Do we suffer these thieving fools? Masquerading as our elected ‘trustees’, Legitimised by a flawed electoral system, Stage-managed by a beholden bunch of spineless clowns! How long more ..? Do we accept these lying guardians of the electoral system, Pretending to […]

Musa Hassan and the Arab Spring

February 15, 2013

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By Singa Terhormat ________________ Of late ex-IGP, Musa Hassan, has been busy issuing warnings about the possibility or likelihood of ‘Arab Spring’ occurring here and insisting that whichever side is defeated in the 13th  GE must accept the verdict and not protest the outcome. On 10th February, 2013 it was reported: “To a question, Musa […]