Tag: Zakir Naik

ED attaches assets worth Rs 16.40 cr in Zakir Naik case

ED attaches assets worth Rs 16.40 crore in Zakir Naik case

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth over Rs 16.40 crore in its ongoing investigation against Islamic preacher and televangelist Zakir Abdul Karim Naik, the agency said on Saturday. In a statement, the ED said the attached properties were based in Maharashtra’s Mumbai and Pune cities and that[Read More…]

Non bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

On Thursday a special court in Mumbai issued a non-bailable warrant against Islamic Research Foundation founder Zakir Naik in a money laundering case. This warrant has issued in regards with the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate. This warrant will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) which will send[Read More…]

Was banned without a question being asked: Zakir Naik

Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik who’s NGO, Islamic Research Foundation was banned said he has no option but to seek legal recourse. In an open letter, Naik, 51, who is in abroad, said “Not a single question was asked before the ban was imposed. In such a scenario I[Read More…]

Centre bans Zakir Naik’s NGO for 5 years under UAPA

The Centre on Tuesday banned Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), NGO by the controversial Islamist preacher Zakir, for five years after declaring it as an ‘unlawful organisation’ under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Home Ministry[Read More…]

No more foreign funds for Zakir Naik’s NGO

The Home Ministry is initiating the process for cancellation of registration of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), promoted by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. The foundation will soon be banned from receiving foreign funds. The move came after different investigations found Naik to be “involved” in utilising funds for radicalisation of youths.[Read More…]

“I didn’t inspire any terrorist”: Zakir Naik

Controversial Islamic preacher, Zakir Naik while addressing the media through skype from Medina pledged innocence and said that he was unnecessarily being subjected to “media trials” by the Indian media. “I am seeing that there is an India media cry on me just because a report came in one of[Read More…]

Zakir Naik’s Peace TV banned in Bangladesh

Bangladesh government banned the broadcasting of India-based controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s Peace TV channel on Sunday, after reports that his “provocative” speeches inspired some of the militants who carried out the country’s worst terror attack at a cafe . The decision to ban the Mumbai-based preacher’s ‘Peace TV Bangla’ was[Read More…]

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