Islamic Research Foundation

FIR filed against Zakir Naik; NIA raids 10 premises of Islamic Research Foundation

The NIA had named Zakir Naik, IRF, and others in an FIR registered under anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on Friday.

Nov 19, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

Zakir Naik proclaiming every Muslim should be a terrorist: MHA

Zakir Naik has been claiming that if Islam had indeed wanted, 80 percent of Indian population would not have remained Hindus, said the government.

Nov 18, 2016, 10:36 AM IST

Maharashtra govt seeks consultation on educational institutes run by Zakir Naik's IRF

The Union Cabinet had recently approved a proposal to declare IRF as an 'unlawful association' under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for five years.

Nov 17, 2016, 15:12 PM IST

Maharashtra to keep vigil on local fund-raisers for Zakir Naik's IRF

A day after Centre outlawed for five years Islamic Research Foundation promoted by controversial preacher Zakir Naik, Maharashtra government has decided to keep a close watch on those locals and organisations who continue to fund the NGO and would treat them as "anti-social elements".

Nov 17, 2016, 00:37 AM 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

Home Ministry issues notice to preacher Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a show-cause notice to controversial preacher Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), official sources said on Tuesday.

Nov 01, 2016, 20:25 PM IST

Home Ministry moves against Zakir Naik, calls IRF 'unlawful association', action soon

Naik's speeches have also come under the ministry's scanner, which is of the view that his speeches had been “highly inflammatory”. 

Oct 27, 2016, 13:22 PM IST

Congress leader K Rahman Khan clarifies allegations of him being Zakir Naik supporter

Clarifying against the allegations of being a lobbyist for controversial Islamic speaker Zakir Naik, Congress leader K. Rahman Khan said on Sunday that the BJP is simply trying to politicie the issue as he had at the time forwarded the CD to the concerned ministry and not handled the matter himself.

Sep 11, 2016, 10:26 AM IST

Why is Congress taking donations from Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation? - Part II

Controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik's NGO IRF donated Rs. 50 Lacs to Rajiv Gandhi trust and the controversy arises on the issue when the matter came to public's notice.

Sep 10, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Why is Congress taking donations from Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation?

Controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik's NGO IRF donated Rs. 50 Lacs to Rajiv Gandhi trust and the controversy arises on the issue when the matter came to public's notice.

Sep 10, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

Zakir Naik gave Rs 50 lakhs to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation in 2011: Subramanian Swamy

Zakir Naik shot into prominence recently after an accused allegedly involved in a terror attack in Bangladesh claimed he was inspired by the Islamic preacher's teachings.

Sep 09, 2016, 16:59 PM IST

Officials resent suspension of IAS officer over Zakir Naik's NGO

After the central government suspended four Home Ministry officials, including an IAS officer, for alleged lapses over the issuing of licence to Islamic tele-evangelist Zakir Naik's NGO, senior officials have expressed their resentment over the punishment meted out.

Sep 04, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

Zakir Naik's NGO: Action being taken against suspended MHA officials, says Rijiju

According to sources, the license for Naik`s NGO was renewed on August 19 even as the government initiated the inquiry against him and his organisation.

Sep 02, 2016, 13:05 PM IST

FCRA licence to Zakir Naik's NGO: Four officials of Home Ministry suspended for 'irregularities'

Four officials of the Home Ministry were Thursday night suspended for their alleged goof-up in renewing the FCRA licence of the NGO of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is under the scanner of security agencies for his alleged radical views.

Sep 01, 2016, 23:23 PM IST

Book Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and IRF under anti-terror law: Legal opinion to MHA

Zakir Naik, in a media interaction via Skype from Saudi Arabia, had rubbished allegations against him.

Aug 30, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Zakir Naik received Rs 60 crore from three foreign nations

Zakir Naik and his sermons have come under the scanner post the Dhaka cafe terror attack.

Aug 11, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

Mumbai Police indicts Zakir Naik; Devendra Fadnavis govt could press for his extradition

With Mumbai Police indicting Islamist preacher Zakir Naik for involvement in unlawful activities and possible terror links, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is expected to press for his extradition.

Aug 10, 2016, 08:36 AM IST

Maharashtra Police reports indict preacher Zakir Naik, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the government is studying the report on the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).

Aug 09, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

Zakir Naik's aides Arshi Qureshi and Rizwan Khan booked by Mumbai Police for radicalisation

Two suspected Islamic State sympathisers Arshid Qureshi and Rizwan Khan are currently under the Kerala police custody.

Aug 09, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Zakir Naik on Saudi Arabia's payroll to convert Hindus to Islam?

Another report claimed that Zakir Naik used to lure Hindus and Jains with money to make them convert to Islam.

Jul 27, 2016, 21:20 PM IST