Mugilan is for BN or MIC first?

APRIL 14 — Why has V. Mugilan the MIC youth chief in Hulu Selangor not come out and backed  Datuk G.Palanivel — his party’s sole nominee for the Hulu Selangor by-election?

No matter what Umno wants, if Mugilan turns down the overtures to turn his back on his party’s leadership, Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be forced to name MIC’s pick.

Is Mugilan ready to pick up the BN candidacy for Hulu Selangor despite the objections of his parent party, MIC? Continue reading “Mugilan is for BN or MIC first?”

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National language failure

I sat in a lounge with two men, who grew up in the same district. As the outsider you would assume that I would have the most difficult time to express myself with the two.

Instead we had to use three different languages, and I was playing interlocutor and interpreter for them. These are men I work with in developing workable structures for our community, and we were struggling to tell what we felt. Continue reading “National language failure”

Gatecrashing for a voice

Syed Hamid Albar – I try not to mock him too much since he is an easy prey – was aghast with the Hindraf supporters who decided to go see the prime minister for his open house on raya first day. He was absolutely livid about it, and my thoughts are, why does the good minister think that he has more rights to see the prime minister than these voters – for an open house that asks all Malaysians to come over? Continue reading “Gatecrashing for a voice”