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splinter group

n.
A group, such as a religious sect or political faction, that has broken away from a parent group.

splinter group

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a number of members of an organization, political party, etc, who split from the main body and form an independent association, usually as the result of dissension

splinter group

A faction that has broken away from a larger political group.
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Noun1.splinter group - a faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization
faction, sect - a dissenting clique
Translations
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splinter group

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He said the BDP splinter party had no direction and their manifesto was premised on unseating President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi only, while the BDP manifesto provided practical solutions to the heart of the problems and hinged on the National Development Plan and Vision 2036.
Tengku Razaleigh formed a splinter party, Semangat 46, in 1989 after a fallout with Dr Mahathir in Umno.
There are also rumors that former President Abdullah Gul, former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and former minister Ali Babacan plan to form their own splinter party. So right now, no one can predict what the political situation will be when Turkey goes into its next election cycle.
Bitar, a member of Izquerida Cristiana, the left-wing political splinter party formed by Christian Democrat dissenters in 1971, served as Allende's minister of mines prior to the coup.
Much of the debate during the campaign had been over whether a splinter party led by former Congress chief minister Ajit Jogi or the dalit-centric Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would dent the Congress vote and keep it from defeating the incumbent BJP government.
If this situation continues, then there are serious fears that more Labour MPs may defect from the party and form a splinter party to defy the Corbynites.
to see how political has any other than to create at 10 Street If this situation continues, then there are serious fears that more Labour MPs may defect from the party and form a splinter party to defy the Corbynites.
Of late, Thapa has decided to end talks with RPP (Democratic) until the splinter party will make clear on its stance on Hindu nation and monarchy.
Mere months before the 2016 legislative elections, Theocharous launched a splinter party, Solidarity, in opposition to president Nicos Anastasiades' approach to the Cyprus issue but did not give up her MEP seat despite no longer belonging to the party that had voted her in.
In early March, Mugabe was again reported to have thrown his weight behind a new Zanu-PF splinter party, calling itself the National Patriotic Front (NPF), headed by retired Brig-Gen Ambrose Mutinhiri, a former MP and minister of state for the Mashonaland East province, who resigned from Parliament and Zanu-PF in late February to form the party.
The PCP, which is a splinter party of the ruling party since 1999, believe that patience and long-term policy can produce positive reforms and better than joining armed groups to seeking violent change in the fragile country.
Radev wins the result in all UK 36 polling stations whose data has been published (with documents from 17 more due to come) and in 11 out of 14 stations in the US, with Tsacheva outperforming him in three others (data from 11 more stations to come).In Turkey, Tsacheva wins by a wide margin, having mustered more than 60% of the vote with 20 077, defeating Radev by 14 783.This comes after Tsacheva <a href="http://www.novinite.com/articles/177285/Bulgaria+Presidential+Election%3A+Tsacheva+Tipped+to+Win+in+DPS%27s+Turkey+Strongholds">enjoyed significant support among Bulgarian expats in Turkey in the first round, with Prime Minister Borisov having admitted the new splinter party DOST had secured her good result there.