KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- MIC president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel has announced a slew of appointments for several key state-level positions, including the installation of Tan Sri Ramasamy Muthusamy as Perak MIC liaison committee chairman.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- Former MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu, expressing concern over the infighting in the MIC, has urged party president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel to save the party.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 (Bernama) -- Umno Youth aims to increase its membership to 700,000 this year, as a measure step to rejuvenate the party.

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 26 (Bernama) -- MIC president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel said today the meeting of 90 MIC division heads chaired by party deputy president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur last Saturday is illegal.

IPOH, Jan 25 (Bernama) -- MIC vice-president Datuk M.Saravanan has claimed that third parties are preventing party president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel from meeting his deputy Datuk Seri Dr S.Subramaniam to resolve the internal crisis the Barisan Nasional (BN) component is grappling with.

KUCHING, Jan 25 (Bernama) -- Dayak based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and political parties preferred 'Dayak' as more appropriate to replace the words 'Lain-lain' in the race column on official government forms.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24 (Bernama) -- Ninety MIC division heads unanimously agreed that the Central Working Committee (CWC) for 2009-2013 be chosen to manage MIC in the interim period while waiting for a new CWC to be elected.