Zakir Naik

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Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

27 Aug 2020

Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

The trailer of an upcoming news show to be aired on Sudarshan News TV has drawn criticism from the Indian Police Service (Central) Association.

Malaysia: Zakir Naik banned from addressing event over 'racist remarks'

16 Aug 2019

Malaysia: Zakir Naik banned from addressing event over 'racist remarks'

The Malaysian police on Friday banned controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from addressing a religious event in the country's Perlis state over the racially sensitive remarks he made on August 8.

Malaysia refuses to deport India's wanted Zakir Naik

06 Jul 2018

Malaysia refuses to deport India's wanted Zakir Naik

A day after India confirmed it has sought extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad said he won't be deported "as long as he is not creating any problem."

Not returning to India until I feel 'safe': Zakir Naik

04 Jul 2018

Not returning to India until I feel 'safe': Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik, the controversial Islamic preacher who is staying abroad to evade arrest in India, today said he would not return home till he felt "safe".

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik on his way back to India

04 Jul 2018

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik on his way back to India

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is on his way back to India.

UP school in trouble for teaching book on Zakir Naik

04 Feb 2018

UP school in trouble for teaching book on Zakir Naik

A UP school is in trouble for allegedly teaching students books where controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik is hailed as a "hero."

Hunting Zakir Naik: Interpol denies India's request for arrest warrant

18 Dec 2017

Hunting Zakir Naik: Interpol denies India's request for arrest warrant

India has suffered a major setback after Interpol denied its request to issue a Red Corner Notice (akin to an international arrest warrant) against radical Islamist preacher Zakir Naik.

NIA files chargesheet against Zakir for hate speeches, inciting violence

26 Oct 2017

NIA files chargesheet against Zakir for hate speeches, inciting violence

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a 50-page chargesheet in a special court in Mumbai against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for inciting youth to engage in terror activities, giving hate speeches, promoting enmity between communities and diverting money for anti-India activity.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Popular Ganeshotsav mandals to visit in Mumbai

25 Aug 2017

Ganesh Chaturthi: Popular Ganeshotsav mandals to visit in Mumbai

Mumbai is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi in full-swing with over 7,600 mandals. Here are the popular mandals one should not miss:

Zakir Naik's religious conversion factory

12 May 2017

Zakir Naik's religious conversion factory

Republic TV has exposed how the controversial televangelist Zakir Naik converts poor Hindus, Christians, and Sikhs to Wahabi Islam.

Pakistani, Saudi channels broadcast calls for 'azadi' into Kashmiri homes

05 May 2017

Pakistani, Saudi channels broadcast calls for 'azadi' into Kashmiri homes

Over 50 Saudi and Pakistani channels which indulge in anti-India propaganda are running via private cable networks in Kashmir without required clearances.

Zakir Naik gave Rs. 148cr to aide for 'safekeeping'

01 May 2017

Zakir Naik gave Rs. 148cr to aide for 'safekeeping'

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's close business associate Aamir Abdul Mannan Gazdar told NIA that he was given Rs. 148.9cr in cash for safekeeping by Naik's manager Aslam Qureshi during August-October'16.

Special court issues non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

21 Apr 2017

Special court issues non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

A special court has taken cognizance of the charges framed against Zakir Naik by the NIA and has issued a non-bailable warrant against him.

ED to revoke passport, seek interpol warrant against Zakir Naik

18 Apr 2017

ED to revoke passport, seek interpol warrant against Zakir Naik

The Enforcement Directorate may look to revoke Zakir Naik's passport and urge Interpol to issue a Red Corner Notice against him.

Mumbai's iconic red BEST buses may turn yellow

17 Feb 2017

Mumbai's iconic red BEST buses may turn yellow

If a new proposed design is approved, Mumbai's red BEST buses may soon turn white with yellow stripes. The design, as well as a new logo being considered, came from JJ Institute of Applied Art.

Extremism on the rise in Maldives

07 Jan 2017

Extremism on the rise in Maldives

Experts have warned that Maldives may well have become the latest hub of Islamist extremism in South Asia.

ED registers criminal case against Zakir Naik

30 Dec 2016

ED registers criminal case against Zakir Naik

The Enforcement Directorate has registered a criminal case against preacher Zakir Naik and his organization the Islamic Research Foundation under money laundering laws; the ED said they would look into allegation of illicit financial transactions in IRF.

Mumbai gets down to business!

29 Dec 2016

Mumbai gets down to business!

Mumbaikars woke up to the news of a train accident on Thursday as five coaches of local Kurla-Ambernath train derailed near Kalyan station.

MHA alleges system hack in clearing NGO licenses

15 Dec 2016

MHA alleges system hack in clearing NGO licenses

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) stated that it is likely that its computers have been hacked.

India-B'desh talks begin; terrorism dominates agenda

05 Dec 2016

India-B'desh talks begin; terrorism dominates agenda

The two-day Home Secretary-level talks between India and Bangladesh began on 5th Dec in Delhi.

News from the city that never sleeps

01 Dec 2016

News from the city that never sleeps

State government and the BMC were pulled up by the Bombay High Court for dragging their feet on implementing court orders.

What made news last week?

21 Nov 2016

What made news last week?

Demonetization politics continued with the opposition and Centre sticking to their views on the matter.

What was Mumbai upto on 17th Nov?

17 Nov 2016

What was Mumbai upto on 17th Nov?

Government is feeling demonetization blues as much as everyone else in the country.

What did Mumbaikars do on 16th Nov?

16 Nov 2016

What did Mumbaikars do on 16th Nov?

A significant number of people do not report crimes as they do not have time, as has been revealed in a survey.

Government bans Zakir Naik's NGO for 5 years

16 Nov 2016

Government bans Zakir Naik's NGO for 5 years

The government has banned Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation for five years, terming it an unlawful organization; the ban will come into effect immediately.

Naik's aide arrested for recruiting for ISIS

22 Jul 2016

Naik's aide arrested for recruiting for ISIS

Kerala police and Maharashtra ATS sleuths arrested Arshid Qureshi for allegedly recruiting youth from Kerala for ISIS.