Zakir Naik

NIA to file fresh report to Interpol to issue red corner notice against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

NIA to file fresh report to Interpol to issue red corner notice against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

The Interpol today cancelled red corner notice against Zakir Naik saying that the evidence submitted by India against the controversial Islamic preacher was 'insufficient' as it could not prove his role in terror-related activities.

Dec 16, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Interpol gives clean chit to 'hate-preacher' Zakir Naik, cancels red corner notice

Interpol gives clean chit to 'hate-preacher' Zakir Naik, cancels red corner notice

The 51-year-old televangelist is being probed under terror and money-laundering charges by the NIA. 

Dec 16, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
India to approach Malaysia for Zakir Naik's extradition

India to approach Malaysia for Zakir Naik's extradition

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar also said India's internal legal process before approaching a foreign country with an extradition request was nearing completion in the case of Naik.

Nov 03, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
Zakir Naik's permanent residency hints at top-level support for hardline Islam in Malaysia

Zakir Naik's permanent residency hints at top-level support for hardline Islam in Malaysia

When Zakir Naik emerged from a prominent Malaysian mosque last month fans swarmed about him, seeking selfies with the Indian Muslim televangelist whose hardline views have sparked a criminal investigation back in his home country.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
NIA files chargesheet against Zakir Naik for promoting hatred between religious groups in India

NIA files chargesheet against Zakir Naik for promoting hatred between religious groups in India

The National Investigating Agency has chargesheeted controversial speaker Zakir Naik for promoting enmity and hatred between religious groups in India through his speeches and lectures.

Oct 26, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Dawood Ibrahim funded Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation: Iqbal Kaskar

Dawood Ibrahim funded Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation: Iqbal Kaskar

Iqbal Kaskar was recently arrested in an extortion case. 

Sep 26, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Dawood Ibrahim funded Zakir Naik's NGO, reveals Iqbal Kaskar

Iqbal kaskar has revealed that his brother underworld don Dawood Ibrahim used to fund Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).

Sep 26, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Shiv Sena equates Nayapadmasagarji Maharaj with Zakir Naik, says Jain Muni communalised Mira-Bhayander polls

Shiv Sena equates Nayapadmasagarji Maharaj with Zakir Naik, says Jain Muni communalised Mira-Bhayander polls

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday equated Jain Muni Nayapadmasagarji Maharaj with absconding Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik.

Aug 23, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Zakir Naik declared proclaimed offender, NIA begins attaching controversial Islamic preacher's properties

Zakir Naik declared proclaimed offender, NIA begins attaching controversial Islamic preacher's properties

The National Investigation Agency on Friday declared controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik as a proclaimed offender and directed the Enforcement Directorate to attach his assets. 

Jul 28, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
Will Centre's ban on Zakir Naik's IRF continue? Delhi High Court to decide today

Will Centre's ban on Zakir Naik's IRF continue? Delhi High Court to decide today

The Delhi High Court will on Thursday hear a plea by controversial Islamic scholar  Zakir Naik challenging the Centre's decision to impose a ban on his organisation Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).

Jul 27, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Zakir Naik's IRF in HC against tribunal's order upholding ban

IRF had moved the tribunal against the November 17, 2016 notification of the of the Ministry of Home Affairs imposing an immediate ban on the organisation under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:40 PM IST
Passport of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik revoked: NIA officials

Passport of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik revoked: NIA officials

Following the Dhaka terror attacks last year, the National Investigation Agency had filed a case against Zakir Naik and other officials of his NGO Islamic Research Foundation.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Mumbai court grants grants bail to Zakir Naik's aide Aamir Gazdar

The ED also summoned Naik for questioning, but he has not appeared before the agency.

Jul 12, 2017, 22:33 PM IST
Digvijaya Singh shared dias with Zakir Naik, called him a proponent of peace — WATCH video

Digvijaya Singh shared dias with Zakir Naik, called him a proponent of peace — WATCH video

Even as controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik continues to face probes in India over his provocative speeches, a video has surfaced online, showing Congress leader Digvijay Singh endorsing and praising him. 

Jun 20, 2017, 22:11 PM IST
Zakir Naik's entry in Lebanon opposed, human rights activists launch campaign against him

Zakir Naik's entry in Lebanon opposed, human rights activists launch campaign against him

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is wanted in India on terror charges, is facing opposition from activists in Lebanon who have launched a campaign to ban his entry after a local cleric invited him to deliver a lecture.

Jun 19, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
Zakir Naik's Islamic International School operating illegally, says Mumbai civic body

Zakir Naik's Islamic International School operating illegally, says Mumbai civic body

In November last year, the Union Home Ministry had banned the IRF for five years under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for its alleged involvement in terror acts.

Jun 15, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Goa based advocate demands ban on Facebook pages of IRF, Zakir Naik

Goa based advocate demands ban on Facebook pages of IRF, Zakir Naik

The ban was enforced under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act ( UAPA) and approved at a meeting of the Union Cabinet. 

Jun 05, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik trying for Malaysian citizenship

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, wanted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on terror charges, has applied for Malaysian citizenship, according to agency sources.

May 31, 2017, 00:46 AM IST
Samajwadi Party MLA  Abu Azmi takes over Zakir Naik’s school in Mumbai

Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi takes over Zakir Naik’s school in Mumbai

Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi's trust has taken over Islamic International School, run by controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s banned IRF.

May 18, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

Decision to ban Zakir Naik's IRF in India's interest: Tribunal

The Tribunal on February 23 had ordered in-camera hearing in view of the confidential material being scrutinised by it.

May 12, 2017, 00:09 AM IST