Early GE won't necessarily benefit Umno, say analysts
They say other factors must be taken into account, including the role of the court cluster and the ongoing court cases.
Court cluster broke promise to step aside until cases resolved, says Nazri Aziz
The Padang Rengas MP says those who agreed included Najib Razak and Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who are facing a slew of corruption charges.
More troubling questions for Anwar after his claim of rejecting Najib-Zahid support
It could also point to the failure of the PKR leader to report a serious criminal attempt on the back of the nation's political instability.
Anwar’s credibility in the limelight after court cluster joint venture confirmed
Analysts say it could affect the trust in the PKR leader although his staunch supporters will continue to back him.
What did you promise Zahid and court cluster, Anwar asked
Seberang Jaya assemblyman Dr Afif Bahardin urges the opposition leader to justify his move to seek the support of the Umno court cluster in order to become prime minister.
Ismail in no mood to entertain court cluster as Zahid’s Umno launches all-out war
Battle lines are being drawn up but the prime minister appears prepared for a head-on collision with those pressuring him to call for polls, at least for now.
Ismail hits back at DAP over claim of GE15 ‘flip-flop’
He says none of the prime ministers before him ever announced the exact date of general elections.
Court cluster looking to block Ismail from becoming Umno president, says Nazri
The Umno veteran says the majority of party members are also against the calls by certain leaders for an early election.
We’ll keep talking to avoid clashes in facing BN, says Muhyiddin
PN chairman Muhyiddin Yassin says discussions will be held with any party that wishes to negotiate.
Lawyers group warns of ‘political hara-kiri’ if anti-hopping bill passed
Lawyers for Liberty says any government of the day could by simple majority enact laws that disqualify MPs on any technicality or grounds.
Anti-hopping law to benefit court cluster in quest to dissolve Parliament?
It could also profit political parties with a long history of turmoil, leading to more frequent by-elections.
Who’s going to stop the court cluster’s march back to Putrajaya?
With the opposition in disarray and other leaders within Umno lacking the same allure, analysts say blocking the court cluster will be difficult although not impossible.