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  Basdeo Panday - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Basdeo Panday (born May 25, 1933) was Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago from 1995 to 2001 and has served as Leader of the Opposition from 1976-1977, 1978-1986, 1989-1995 and 2001-present.
Panday the UNC went on to win the 2000 election, but internal strife in the party forced another election in 2001 which resulted in a tie.
Basdeo Panday is married to the former Oma Ramkissoon and has four daughters, two from his first marriage.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Basdeo_Panday   (631 words)

  
  Basdeo Panday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Basdeo Panday (born May 25, 1933) was Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago from 1995 to 2001 and has served as Leader of the Opposition from 1976-1977, 1978-1986, 1989-1995 and 2001-present.
Panday the UNC went on to win the 2000 election, by a few seats but internal strife in the party forced another election in 2001 which resulted in a tie.
Basdeo Panday is married to the former Oma Ramkissoon and has four daughters, two from his first marriage (Norma Panday).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Basdeo_Panday   (1062 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Basdeo Panday
Basdeo Panday was able, though backdoor negotiations with the then union leader of TICFA, and then subsequently with the then Prime Minister, Dr. Eric Eustace Williams concerning the wages and salaries of sugarcane workers, to claim control over the union as the undisputed leader of TICFA.
Panday the UNC went on to win the 2000 election, by a few seats but internal strife in the party forced another election in 2001 which resulted in a tie.
Basdeo Panday (born May 25, 1933) was Prime Minster of Trinidad and Tobago from 1995 to 2001 and has served as Leader of the Opposition from 1976-1977, 1978-1986, 1989-1995 and 2001-present.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Basdeo-Panday   (2810 words)

  
 Basdeo Panday Information
Basdeo Panday (born May 25, 1933) was Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago from 1995 to 2001 and has served as Leader of the Opposition from 1976-1977, 1978-1986, 1989-1995 and 2001-2006.
Panday was convicted of fraud in public office in 2006 for failing to declare a bank account in London and imprisoned.
Basdeo Panday was able, though backdoor negotiations with the then union leader of TICFA, and then subsequently with the then Prime Minister, Eric Williams concerning the wages and salaries of sugarcane workers, to claim control over the union as the undisputed leader of TICFA.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Basdeo_Panday   (1053 words)

  
 United National Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was founded by Basdeo Panday, a lawyer and former trade unionist, and is led by Winston Dookeran an economist.
In that split 6 MPs (including Panday) all of whom were former members of the United Labour Front left the NAR to form the Caucus for Love, Unity and Brotherhood 1988 (CLUB 88).
On May 31, 2005, Basdeo Panday, together with his wife Oma, former UNC MP Carlos John and party financier Ishwar Galbaransingh were arrested for bribery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_National_Congress   (902 words)

  
 Manas: The Indian Diaspora, Contemprary Electoral Politics in Trinidad
Subsequently Panday and Manning agreed that Arthur Robinson, who had been elevated to the largely ceremonial Presidency in 1997, would choose the head of government, and that new elections would be held at a date agreed upon by the two parties.
Panday declared himself unable to accept Robinson’s decision, on the grounds that it had not been made in accordance with the provision of the Constitution.
Basdeo Panday, nearly 70 years old, made it known that he would be contemplating retirement from politics, and some UNC leaders are, in the event, certain that the party’s fortunes cannot be revived with Panday at the helm of leadership.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/Diaspora/politics_trini.html   (823 words)

  
 Trinicenter.com : No Bail for Basdeo Panday Today
Panday guilty on all three counts of failing to declare a London bank account to the Integrity Commission for the years 1997, 1998 and 1999, contrary to Section 27 (1)(b) of the Integrity in Public Life Act, 1987.
Basdeo Panday was taken to the Maximum Security Prison in Arouca, Trinidad, after being sentenced to a term of two years imprisonment with hard labour.
Panday came to court with the expectation that the bail application would have been a very simple procedure.
www.trinicenter.com /cgi-bin/selfnews/viewnews.cgi?newsid1145987967,7545,.shtml   (396 words)

  
 Basdeo Panday
Panday was also appointed Minister of National Security on January 25, 2001.
Basdeo Panday was born on May 25, 1933 in a rural village in Princes Town.
            Prime Minister Panday was one of the founders of the United Labour Front (U.L.F).
www.nalis.gov.tt /govbios/BasdeoPanday.htm   (407 words)

  
 Kevin Baldeosingh - Translating Mr. Panday
Panday meant that the ceremony to "open" the airport is really going to be a ceremony to "hand over" the airport to the Airports Authority, who would then see about getting it ready for opening (in the usual sense) in November or maybe early next year.
Panday was possibly being similarly exact when, in earlier times, he denied receiving a report of the death threat against Ken Gordon and said he could not remember getting any letter from murdered UNC councillor Hansraj Sumairsingh.
Panday said that "Chutney Rising" was a racist headline, maybe what he actually meant was that the editor was implying that Indian women were not true Trinis.
www.caribscape.com /baldeosingh/political/satire/2000/translate.html   (769 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner News - Panday reinstated as UNC leader - Friday | January 5, 2007
Former prime minister Basdeo Panday was Wednesday night reinstated as political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) during a meeting of the party's national executive.
Panday, who will fill the leadership void created when former party leader Winston Dookeran left the UNC to form his own Congress of the People last September, said he was immediately extending the olive branch to anyone who wanted to return to the fold.
Panday, who is currently out on bail, was convicted last year for failing to declare several London bank accounts to the Integrity Commission.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20070105/carib/carib2.html   (259 words)

  
 Basdeo Panday Guilty As Charged
Panday received a sentence of six years imprisonment; two years for every count which are to run concurrently.
Panday was not brought up on corruption charges but rather on his failure to declare his assets.
Panday, despite this controversy, is regarded by many as the backbone of the UNC, and as such, the end of Mr.
www.trinidadandtobagonews.com /forum/webbbs_config.pl/noframes/read/3573   (646 words)

  
 Trinidad's turn
WHEN Basdeo Panday was elected Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in 1995 it was hailed as the dawn of a new style of politics in the Caribbean island nation.
Panday, a descendant of Indian indentured labourers, was the first Prime Minister of Indian origin in the multiracial two-island State.
Basdeo Panday has said he would step down as UNC leader and not accept the position of Leader of Opposition, and would remain an MP for three years.
www.flonnet.com /fl1923/stories/20021122001305600.htm   (1553 words)

  
 Basdeo Panday - BarbadosForum.bb, TELLING-IT-LIKE-IT-IS
Panday, who served as Prime Minister from 1995 to 2001, was today charged with receiving the sum of US $41,000 in a London bank account in 1998, and failing to disclose the account - owned by himself and his wife - to the Integrity Commission.
Panday and his wife are each charged with corruptly receiving £25,000 or over $250,000 on December 30, 1998 from Galbaransingh and John in an account to favour NCL in getting Construction Package 3 (CP 3) in the Piarco Airport Development Project (PADP).
Panday, his wife and John were each allowed bail in the sum of $750,000 while Galbaransingh was issued bail in the sum of $1 million.
www.barbadosforum.com /index.php?showtopic=3217&st=0&   (2883 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The leader of opposition, in his capacity as Prime Minister in 1998, is accused of accepting 25,000 pounds sterling as a bribe for a contract in the USD 260 million Piarco international airport.
Panday was arrested immediately after he finished his meeting with Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee and his parliamentary delegation at his Port-of-Spain office on Tuesday.
Panday, who spent his first night in jail, promised his supporters and well-wishers of his United National Congress that he would run the affairs of the party from jail.
www.expressindia.com /print.php?newsid=47830   (225 words)

  
 The Leader of the Opposition
Basdeo Panday, MP The current Leader of the Opposition, Mr.
Panday worked as a cane weigher, primary school teacher and civil servant prior to attending university where he obtained degrees in Law (Lincoln's Inn 1962), Economics (London University - 1965) and Drama (London School of Dramatic Art - 1960).
Panday was one of the founders of the United Labour Front (ULF).
www.ttparliament.org /html/leaderopp.htm   (314 words)

  
 JahajeeDesiForum -> BASDEO PANDAY RESIGNS AS UNC CHAIRMAN!!
BASDEO PANDAY RESIGNS as Chairman of the UNC
Panday Choice of a prime minister, The Canadian Trini Politician, the late D Singh (having died in Politics) And the still defunct A. Nanan.
Panday, who is nursing a heart ailment at his South Trinidad home, made the announcement through his daughter Mikela at a mass political meeting in his former Couva North constituency late on Monday.
www.jahajeedesi.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=2068   (2455 words)

  
 BITTER ENEMIES MEET IN JAIL - TnT Mirror.com
Panday and Bakr had been on the warpath after the last general election, when the United National Congress (UNC) leader accused the Jamaat leader of using his members to terrorise UNC voters in key marginal seats, thereby making the People’s National Movement (PNM) to win the election.
The informant stated that Panday was in shock and appeared to be depressed over his stiff sentence -- two years’ hard labour and $20,000 fine -- by Chief Magistrate Sherman McNicolls in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court on charges of failing to declare a London bank account.
Panday, the source noted, was at a loss for words and his hands were shaking as he spoke to the doctor during his examination.
www.tntmirror.com /friday/2006/apr28/story01.html   (595 words)

  
 Panday, Basdeo - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Panday, Basdeo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Panday first gained prominence as a leader of the opposition, and was appointed foreign minister and deputy prime minister in 1986 until dismissed in 1988.
As leader of the UNC he became the country's first prime minister of Indian descent; Trinidad and Tobago's Indian community comprises around 40 % of the country's population.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Panday,%20Basdeo   (235 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner News - Police showed restraint in not arresting Panday - Saturday | January 6, 2007
Trinidad and Tobago police said they exercised "a lot of restraint" by not arresting former prime minister Basdeo Panday when anti-corruption officers went to his home in Central Trinidad to execute a search warrant on Thursday.
The police were responding to claims by Panday that he had been struck on the forearm when he tried to enter his doorway to use the bathroom during the search.
Panday, who was returned as "interim leader" of the main opposition United National Congress earlier this week, said that the People's National Movement (PNM) government were behind the moves to have him jailed.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20070106/int/int2.html   (307 words)

  
 Trinidad opposition leader arrested - Boston.com - Latin America/Caribbean - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Basdeo Panday, prime minister from 1995-2001, was accused of accepting a $45,600 bribe from the Caribbean country's former works minister and a businessman.
In a separate case filed in 2002, Panday was accused of failing to disclose money he allegedly held in a London bank account between 1997 and 1999.
Panday has said he considered the account, which reportedly held millions of Trinidadian dollars, to be his wife's and forgot to list it.
www.boston.com /news/world/latinamerica/articles/2005/05/31/trinidad_opposition_leader_arrested?mode=PF   (288 words)

  
 NRIworld.com - The Platform For Global Indians
Ramesh Maharaj has called on Basdeo Panday to give up the 'parasitic oligarchy' and, at a large meeting, speaker after speaker abused Panday calling him a fraud, a pretender and a man who dislikes the grass roots.
Basdeo has stated that he has an alternative strategy in case the dissidents tie up the UNC party in the courts.
Of the four seats which have become vacant owing to defection by the dissidents and the expulsion of Baksh who started the corruption issue, Panday may choose 4 Indian women.Indian women are the backbone of the party yet are heavily under-represented.
www.nriworld.com /diaspora/articles.asp?articleid=69   (512 words)

  
 trinicenter.com - Exposing Panday's arrogance of power
Basdeo Panday can only talk about national unity B he will and can never walk the talk; it is not in his bones.
Panday and his fellow UNC supporters have finally realised that 'the chickens have come home to roost.' The string is now being pulled very hard and strong around their necks and it is just a matter of time before many of them expire from TnT's political life.
Basdeo Panday must understand very clearly that no amount of grand-standing, wanton bluffing, vile threats and arrogant display of power is neither above nor superior to the rule of law in TnT.
www.trinicenter.com /kwame/2002/Feb/232002.htm   (1572 words)

  
 Caribbean Net News: Trinidad's opposition leader set to go on trial
Panday, who is also a former Prime Minster, has been charged with failing to declare his finances to the Trinidad Integrity Commission relating to a London bank account.
It is being alleged that Panday knowingly made a false declaration of his income and assets for the respective years December 31, 1997, 1999 and 1998, contrary to the Integrity in Public Life Act of 1987.
Attorneys for Panday have been arguing that the former Prime Minister did file the necessary documents some time after a stipulated deadline and so it could not constitute any breach of the Integrity in Public Life Act.
www.caribbeannetnews.com /2006/01/16/trial.shtml   (496 words)

  
 INDOlink Book & Media Review :Basdeo Panday and the Politics of Race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The writer is known for his pointed (and very regular) condemnation of Panday and his UNC government policies in a weekly column in the Trinidad Guardian.
Although the leftist shroud of the concept alienation is explained, this is relegated to Panday's alleged use of the concept within a narrow ethnic framework.
Panday showed such courage when many leaders (including those that Cudjoe exalts) met and bowed to Her Majesty.
www.indolink.com /Book/book5.html   (2500 words)

  
 TRINIDADANDTOBAGONEWS.COM - FULL BLOW FOR BASDEO PANDAY
Basdeo Panday on his way to court this morning.
BASDEO PANDAY’S long term as Opposition Leader has come to a tragic end.
Former prime minister and UNC chairman Basdeo Panday spent the first night of his 41 years in public life as a convicted prisoner following his sentencing yesterday.
www.trinidadandtobagonews.com /selfnews/viewnews.cgi?newsid1146017370,77516,.shtml   (345 words)

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