Sometimes taking up cases that have no chance of winning advances the struggle for justice. This was such a case, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj.
Kes ini telah difailkan ekoran kerajaan pusat menolak peruntukan tahunan RM1 juta ke kawasan pilihan raya yang diwakili pembangkang. Lapuran oleh Ravin.
The High Court has requested more time to deliver the judgment on the application by Sungai Siput Member of Parliament and Parti Sosialis Malaysia Central Committee Member Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj, who is seeking an order to compel the government to specify the procedure in disbursing funds from the special constituency allocation.
This is an article written by P Ramakrishnan in 2003, tracing the roots of the Maika-Telekom share allocation scandal.
We’ve seen it all these years, but that doesn’t mean that it’s kosher just because it has been done all this while, writes Mustafa K Anuar, referring to the ‘goodies’ dished out prior to elections.
A common perception is that “nothing is moving in Penang”. The reality is how to really move when Penang contributed RM26 billion to the federal government but only received RM0.8 billion in return between 2001 and 2008, points out our correspondent.