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Mr Sankara, you demonstrated an excellent level of professionalism

Mr Sankara Nair Thank You, Mr. Sankara Nair! In reference to the article entitled, “FT Minister responds to Taman Rimba Kiara land issue” dated 5th April 2019 published by Free Malaysia Today, I would like to express my many thanks to Mr. Sankara Nair for such a well-articulated explanation that clears my confusion over issues relating to...

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Ivana’s family hopes for justice ahead of court ruling

Dutch model Ivana Smit was found dead on the balcony of a condominium in Kuala Lumpur on Dec 7, 2017. (Instagram pic) PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Lumpur Coroner’s Court will rule on Friday how Dutch model Ivana Smit died two years ago, an infamous case which grabbed the headlines over salacious threesomes and drug use....

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Tajuddin apologises for outbursts, says it’s his first time in court

Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman today apologised for his outbursts during the trial of his defamation suit at the Kuala Lumpur High Court. “I apologised to the court as this is my first time in court. I’m not accustomed to it (court procedures),” he said after being reprimanded by Kuala Lumpur High Court judge...

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Tajuddin minta maaf melenting di mahkamah

Ahli Parlimen Pasir Salak Tajuddin Abdul Rahman meminta maaf di mahkamah kerana sikapnya ketika hadir kes perbicaraan saman terhadap Menteri Wilayah Khalid Abdul Samad hari ini. Kes saman itu turut melibatkan dua yang lain iaitu KiniTV Sdn Bhd dan The New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP) yang masing-masing diwakili K Shanmuga dan Rueben Mathiavaranam....

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Judge’s ‘judicial kamikaze’ – lawyer urges DPM, Anwar to push for RCI

Lawyer Sankara N Nair (above) has urged Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and her husband PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to push for a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the judiciary. This comes after Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer alleged that members of the judiciary had conspired with nominees of politicians...

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Teresa Kok makes good on threat to sue PAS man over ‘anti Islam’ label

PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for DAP deputy secretary-general Teresa Kok today followed up on her apology demand from a Selangor PAS Youth leader with a defamation suit filed on her behalf at the High Court. In her writ of summons against Selangor PAS Youth chief Syarhan Humaizi Halim, Kok, who is also the primary industries minister,...

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Rewcastle-Brown settlement won’t change public perception of PAS, says lawyer

PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has agreed to settle his defamation suit against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown out of court. (Bernama pic) PETALING JAYA: An out-of-court settlement between Abdul Hadi Awang and Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown will not change public perception about PAS leaders, a lawyer said today. SN Nair said the allegations...

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Kok seeks RM30m from PAS Youth leader over ‘anti-Islam’ claim

Minister of Primary Industries Teresa Kok has demanded an apology and RM30 million in damages from Selangor PAS youth chief over a defamatory article which alleged that she was anti-Islam. Kok, in her letter of demand dated Jan 23, through a legal firm SN Nair & Partners, claimed that Syarhan Humaizi Halim had written and published...

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Rubber board chairman warns EPF over discounted land sale

Sankara Nair says a civil action suit can be taken against Najib Razak and a former minister for causing huge losses to the Malaysian Rubber Board. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) has taken the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to task after the government retirement fund said it had done nothing wrong in its...

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Malaysian Rubber Board short-changed RM850m for dubious land transactions

Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok and LGM chairman Sankara Nair at a press conference today. Photo by Shahrin Yahya A report has been lodged to the MACC on Nov 27, 2018, “for breach of established LGM procedures” over the five-facility project which was terminated in 2018, said Kok. Photo by Shahrin Yahya For the 2010 land sale,...