Ban on Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation extended for 5 years

The IRF was first declared an unlawful organisation under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967) by the central government in November 2016.

Nov 16, 2021, 07:32 AM IST

NIA has no evidence to prove my involvement in terrorism: Zakir Naik

A case was registered against Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation after the men arrested by the agency admitted to being inspired by his videos.

Oct 16, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

Interpol refuses red corner notice against Zakir Naik yet again, claims IRF

In the last twelve months, India is believed to have had multiple meetings with Interpol team in New Delhi to get a Red Corner Notice against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.

Jul 28, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Zakir Naik's trust, personal accounts got dubious donations from unknown 'well-wishers': ED

The IRF "allegedly received funds in the form of donations and zakat (a form of almsgiving in Islam) from domestic as well as overseas donors from countries like the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Malaysia among others", the ED said.

May 26, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

ED files prosecution complaint against Zakir Naik, others

The agency filed the prosecution complaint under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act before a special court in Mumbai.

May 02, 2019, 18:26 PM IST

NIA raids in Kerala reveal Zakir Naik's link to Sri Lanka blasts

Riyas Aboobacker has been following the speeches of Zakir Naik for over a year.

Apr 29, 2019, 23:34 PM IST

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

Iqbal Kaskar was recently arrested in an extortion case. 

Sep 26, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

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

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

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

Zakir Naik remains defiant, not likely to appear before NIA on March 30 for questioning

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik may not appear before the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for questioning in connection with a case filed against him under an anti-terror law.

Mar 22, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

ED attaches assets worth Rs 18 crore of Zakir Naik-led IRF

Enforcement Directorate on Monday provisionally attached properties of Zakir Naik-led Islamic Research Foundation worth Rs. 18.37 crore under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in the form of mutual fund, real estate properties and bank balances.

Mar 20, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Zakir Naik's NGO challenges Centre's ban, hearing in Delhi High Court today

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear a plea by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik`s NGO, the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), challenging the ban by the Home Ministry on the organisation.

Feb 01, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

ED registers criminal case against Zakir Naik, IRF

The agency has already scanned some banking transaction documents and other details against Naik and IRF and is soon expected to issue summons to take the probe forward.

Dec 30, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

NSE to introduce 6-year govt bond futures from December 30

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is set to introduce new interest rate futures (IRF) contracts from December 30 on six-year government bonds maturing in 2022.

Dec 23, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

Zakir Naik believes no religion is better than Islam: BJP

BJP leader and former Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh said Zakir Naik is communal from the very beginning.

Nov 26, 2016, 11:36 AM IST

NIA asks banks to freeze accounts of Zakir Naik and banned Islamic Research Foundation

NIA has written to Union Home Ministry for blocking websites and other online activities of IRF.

Nov 23, 2016, 16:42 PM IST

Zakir Naik's NGO provided scholarship to IS sympathiser: NIA

The agency has raided 21 properties of Naik, his office bearers, his immediately family members and others holding various posts in his NGO and private television channel.

Nov 22, 2016, 23:22 PM IST