Islamic preacher

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

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

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

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

Anger among Hindus in Pakistan over girl's forced conversion

Ravita Meghwar had been abducted from the Syed community of Wanharo village near Nagarparkar in the southeast Sindh province on June 6.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:15 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

Secretary of State Tillerson visits Ankara as Turkey says its Syria campaign over

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Ankara today for talks on the Syria conflict, just a day after Turkey announced that its military offensive was over.

Mar 30, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

NIA issues notice to Zakir Naik, asks to join investigation on March 14

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday issued a notice to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik asking him to join the investigation at the NIA headquarter on March 14. 

Mar 07, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation banned for 5 years

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday decided to declare Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's NGO 'Islamic Research Foundation' an outlawed organisation.

Nov 15, 2016, 20:48 PM IST

Govt's notice to Zakir Naik not related to terrorism: Islamic preacher's counsel

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's counsel on Tuesday said that the notice issued to the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) run by Naik, by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), did not contain violations relating to terrorism or any terrorist activity. 

Nov 01, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

Turkey suspends 12,800 police, shuts TV channel

 Turkey on Tuesday suspended 12,800 police officers over alleged links to an Islamic preacher accused of masterminding the failed July coup, and cut broadcasts of a pro-Kurdish television channel under its controversial state of emergency.

Oct 05, 2016, 00:56 AM IST

Mumbai police get custody of Islamic preacher held in Kerala

Hanif, who hails from Kambalakkad in Wayanad, was taken into custody at Panur in Kerala on Friday night, police said.

Aug 14, 2016, 17:42 PM IST

Demonstration in Jaipur in support of Naik, Owaisi

A Muslim organisation Popular Front of India held a demonstration in support of controversial Islamic Peacher Zakir Naik and AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi.

Jul 18, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

Muslim outfits express solidarity with Islamic preacher Zakir Naik; criticises Centre, Maha govt

Several Muslim outfits staged a protest here on Saturday, expressing solidarity with controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and criticised the Centre and the Maharashtra government for trying to "stifle" the voice of a man of "peace and harmony."

Jul 16, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

New venue finalised for Zakir Naik's media meet

The beleaguered Islamic Research Foundation announced a fresh venue - the fourth in a week - to conduct a media interaction with its founder chief, televangelist Zakir Naik on Friday morning, an aide said here.

Jul 15, 2016, 00:24 AM IST

Muslim seminaries cautioned about Islamic preacher Zakir Naik long before Dhaka attack

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) While controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik enjoys a huge fan following, the dangers emanating from what he was speaking was understood by Islamic seminaries long befo

Jul 14, 2016, 21:53 PM IST

Behead Zakir Naik, get Rs 50 lakh award, announces Sadhvi Prachi

Controversial right-wing leader Sadhvi Prachi has called for 'beheading' Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, announcing she will give Rs 50 lakh reward to anyone who does it.

Jul 14, 2016, 09:19 AM IST

Zakir Naik to address media via Skype tomorrow; Bollywood personalities, lawyers will be present

Naik came under Indian security forces' radar after it emerged that two of the recent Dhaka attack terrorists were inspired by his teachings.

Jul 13, 2016, 09:15 AM IST

Zakir Naik will not return to India until next year: Islamic preacher's lawyer

A preliminary probe into the foreign funding of the NGO run by Zakir Naik has found most of it came from the UK, Saudi Arabia and some Mideast countries.

Jul 12, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik cancels return to India, says 'I don't support terrorism in any form'

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik is facing heat in India and Bangladesh after it emerged that his speeches goaded some of the militants who stormed the upmarket cafe in Dhaka's diplomatic area on July 1

Jul 11, 2016, 18:45 PM IST