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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ED files case against Zakir Naik's confidant Amir Gazdar

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday filed a prosecution complaint against Amir Gazdar, a confidant of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.The case against Gazdar was filed under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Apr 17, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

Court to hear Enforcement Directorate's arguments on Zakir Naik today

The Enforcement Directorate had last month provisionally attached properties of Zakir Naik-led IRF worth Rs 18.37 crore under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

Apr 12, 2017, 08:31 AM IST

ED moves court seeking non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

The Centre had declared Islamic Research Foundation, an NGO based at Dongri in south Mumbai, an unlawful organisation under the UAPA.

Apr 11, 2017, 14:45 PM 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

NIA tightens noose around Islamic preacher Zakir Naik after aides expose him

In more trouble for NRI televangelist Dr Zakir Naik, the National Investigating Agency (NIA) is likely to question him after his three close accomplishes admitted that they were inspired by his hate speeches.

Mar 20, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Snubbed by Delhi High Court, Zakir Naik opens up, says 'I am a messenger of peace, not terrorist'

Dr Zakir Naik, the NRI televangelist, has refuted all terror-related charges made against him and claimed that he is a messenger of peace.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

Delhi HC dismisses Zakir Naik's plea, says Govt's decision to ban IRF taken to safeguard sovereignty of India

Zakir Naik's NGO IRF was banned as there was fear that youths could be "radicalised or motivated" to join terror groups, the government had told the Delhi High Court.

Mar 16, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

ED summons Zakir Naik; Islamic preacher says he is an NRI, has not received any notice

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons, also possibly the last, to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik in connection with its money laundering probe case against him and others.

Feb 27, 2017, 12:21 PM IST