Politics

Unity government in Selangor?
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, August 12 -- 2014: While the Selangor menteri besar saga continues with the state ruler's consent providing a temporary lifeline for Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim to remain in office, the door now is open to numerous possibilities for Khalid to cling on to his post.
 
Khalid is aware of the precarious position that he is...

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Khalid sues Malaysian Insider over Selangor MB issue
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 -- 2014: Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim has filed a defamation suit against news portal The Malaysian Insider over its posting of articles on the Selangor Menteri Besar issue.
 
It was filed through the legal firm of Messrs. Bon at the High Court registry here yesterday. A copy of the statement of claim was obtained by the media today.
 
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What Pakatan?
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

PKR and DAP could opt to rant in denial with the help of legal eagles like the now retired former Bar Council president Datuk Ambiga Sreenivasan or accept the fact that Pakatan Rakyat has ceased to exist. Not that it did before as a legal entity, but there is clearly nothing left to be called a coalition of like-minded parties. Its practically dead, morally.
 
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BN voices unconditional & sincere support for Khalid
Monday, August 11, 2014

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 11 -- 2014: The Barisan Nasional (BN) today expressed unconditional and sincere support for Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim to continue as the menteri besar of Selangor. Deputy Prime Minister and BN deputy chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the decision was arrived at after he had discussed with Prime Minister and BN chairman Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on BN's position with regard to the leadership tussle in Selangor....

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Police played judge & jury in Kugan case
Monday, August 11, 2014

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 11 -- 2014: The police took on the roles of judge and jury over a complaint lodged against their behaviour in the case of luxury car theft suspect A. Kugan, who died in police custody, about five years ago.
 
The Court of Appeal in its 51-page of written judgment said this conduct missed the point completely and that was the police force at that point in time which was on trial....

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BREAKING NEWS: Sultan wants Khalid to stay on as MB
Monday, August 11, 2014

Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shahhas agreed and consented Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim to hold on to his post despite his sacking from PKR and the ongoing crisis in Pakatan Rakyat.  Khalid who met Sultan Sharifuddin earlier today said the Ruler was convinced that Khlaid still enjoyed majority support in the Selangor State Assembly.  ...

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A third force in the making
Monday, August 11, 2014

Last time the word third force was playing on our lips was after a group of PKR members of parliament quit their party in 2010 and formed the independent bloc Konsensus Bebas. The performed well as independent MPs in Dewan Rakyat. The group of five led by the then PKR Bayan Baru MP Datuk Seri Zahrain Hashim left after ‘doubts overcame confidence’ in Anwar Ibrahim’s leadership....

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PAS not bothered if fated to exit Pakatan
Monday, August 11, 2014

KOTA BHARU, Aug 10 -- 2014: Dewan Ulama PAS (Ulama Council) on Sunday echoed the stand by the party's spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat that it was prepared to face the fate of exiting the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) opposition coalition because of its differences on the position of Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim. ...

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PKR sacks Khalid without any hearing
Saturday, August 9, 2014

PETALING JAYA, Aug 9 - Parti Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) Central Leadership Council (MPP) meeting today took the decision to sack Selangor Menteri Besar Selangor Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim from the party withimmediate effect.           PKR's disciplinary board chairman Datuk Dr Tan Kee Kwong said it was a unanimous decision...

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Khalid turns the tables against PKR
Saturday, August 9, 2014

Embattled Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim has effectively turned the tables against his party and leaders who have been forcing him to vacate the MB seat.  PKR had heaped allegations of misconduct against Khalid, stating why he must step down as the chief executive of Selangor. The allegations were made by the party secretary general Saifuddin Nasution and later the via the disciplinary...

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