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Zakir Naik, Jamaat-e-Islami and the looming threat of western Islamist charities spreading fundamentalism
India

Zakir Naik, Jamaat-e-Islami and the looming threat of western Islamist charities spreading fundamentalism

If the threat of Islamism in India is to be tackled, then charities such as Muslim Aid, Helping Hand for Relief and Development must be proscribed

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams
World

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams

Although Turkey has traditionally supported Pakistan in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) against India on the Kashmir issue, its recent activism in South Asian affairs emanates from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's larger ambitions of leading the Islamic world

Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad rejects claim that Narendra Modi asked for 'troublesome' Zakir Naik's extradition
India

Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad rejects claim that Narendra Modi asked for 'troublesome' Zakir Naik's extradition

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad rejected the claim that Narendra Modi had asked for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to be extradited to India.

Narendra Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit Russia's Far East, extends $1bn credit line for development of region
World

Narendra Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit Russia's Far East, extends $1bn credit line for development of region

Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian premier to visit the Far East Russia on Wednesday, where he extended a credit line of $1 billion for the development of the region

Narendra Modi meets Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad, discusses Kashmir issue, extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik
India

Narendra Modi meets Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad, discusses Kashmir issue, extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Narendra Modi met his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad and discussed the extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik apologises for racist comments in Malaysia; controversial Islamic preacher claims his remarks were taken out of context
World

Zakir Naik apologises for racist comments in Malaysia; controversial Islamic preacher claims his remarks were taken out of context

Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making comments about race in multi-ethnic Malaysia which sparked calls for his expulsion.

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik banned from giving public speeches in Malaysia in the 'interest of national security'
World

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik banned from giving public speeches in Malaysia in the 'interest of national security'

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been banned from giving pubic speeches anywhere in Malaysia, police said late night on Monday.

Malaysian authorities to question Islamic preacher Zakir Naik over 'racially-tinged' remarks on religion
India

Malaysian authorities to question Islamic preacher Zakir Naik over 'racially-tinged' remarks on religion

Malaysian authorities will summon Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation

Islamic State ideology in vulnerable pockets of South India feeds on local grievances to further jihadist agenda
India

Islamic State ideology in vulnerable pockets of South India feeds on local grievances to further jihadist agenda

The Islamic State in the Land of al-Shams might be dead—but the in the land of Idli-Sambar, it is giving jihad a new, distinctively southern flavour, blending local grievances and conflicts into its global ideology.

Money laundering case against Zakir Naik: Court tells controversial preacher to appear before it on 31 July or face non-bailable warrant
India

Money laundering case against Zakir Naik: Court tells controversial preacher to appear before it on 31 July or face non-bailable warrant

A special PMLA court has ordered controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to physically appear before it on 31 July. The court said that a non-bailable warrant will be issued against Naik if he fails to appear before it. Naik is facing charges of inciting communal disharmony and committing unlawful activities in India.

Zakir Naik's trust, personal accounts got dubious donations from unknown 'well wishers', finds ED investigation
India

Zakir Naik's trust, personal accounts got dubious donations from unknown 'well wishers', finds ED investigation

The ED, in its charge sheet against Naik, had said a total amount of Rs 193.06 crore has been identified as proceeds of crime in the case.

Amit Shah promises removal of Article 370, says nobody can take Kashmir away from India till BJP leaders are alive
India

Amit Shah promises removal of Article 370, says nobody can take Kashmir away from India till BJP leaders are alive

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday asserted that whether the BJP government stays or goes nobody can take Kashmir away from India till party leaders are alive

Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet against Zakir Naik; controversial preacher accused of money laundering
India

Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet against Zakir Naik; controversial preacher accused of money laundering

This is the second chargesheet in the case by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in this case, but the first against Naik underlining his role in the matter.

NIA searches three places in Kerala as part of probe into Islamic State's 'Kasargod module'; memory cards, phones recovered
India

NIA searches three places in Kerala as part of probe into Islamic State's 'Kasargod module'; memory cards, phones recovered

NIA on Sunday conducted searches at three places in Kerala as part of its investigation into the ISIS Kasaragod module case

Zakir Naik terms Interpol's red corner notice against him as 'political witch hunt', says Indian govt pressuring global body
India

Zakir Naik terms Interpol's red corner notice against him as 'political witch hunt', says Indian govt pressuring global body

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is facing NIA probe over charges of committing unlawful activities in India, termed the reports claiming Interpol taking up India's request to issue Red Corner Notice (RCN) against him, “a political witch-hunt”.

ED arrests Zakir Naik's close aide Abdul Kadir Najmudin Sathak for money laundering
India

ED arrests Zakir Naik's close aide Abdul Kadir Najmudin Sathak for money laundering

Abdul Kadir Najmudin Sathak, a jeweller, has been arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) Act for his role in "actively assisting" Zakir Naik and aiding him in money laundering

ED attaches assets worth Rs 16.40 crore in connection with money laundering probe against Zakir Naik
India

ED attaches assets worth Rs 16.40 crore in connection with money laundering probe against Zakir Naik

The ED has attached fresh assets worth Rs 16.40 crore in connection with its money laundering probe against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.

Congress promises to ban RSS shakhas on government premises in Madhya Pradesh; BJP slams 'politics of appeasement'
Politics

Congress promises to ban RSS shakhas on government premises in Madhya Pradesh; BJP slams 'politics of appeasement'

"The Congress believes in mandir nahin banane denge, shakha nahin lagne denge (won't allow the temple, won't allow shakhas)," the BJP's Sambit Patra said.

India must seize its chance to cement ties with Malaysia as Mahathir Mohamad seeks to counter China's trade hegemony
World

India must seize its chance to cement ties with Malaysia as Mahathir Mohamad seeks to counter China's trade hegemony

China’s economic and political footprint in Malaysia has been growing over the years.

Zakir Naik shows gratitude to Malaysian PM for not deporting him, pledges not to break any laws
World

Zakir Naik shows gratitude to Malaysian PM for not deporting him, pledges not to break any laws

India had made a formal extradition request for Naik, who left the country in 2016, to be returned to the country after accusing him of inciting youngsters to commit terror activities through his hate speeches