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Will return to India if SC ensures my safety: Naik

NRI tele-evangelist Zakir Naik on Tuesday expressed his willingness to return to India if the Supreme Court gave him in writing that he will not be arrested and jailed till he is actually convicted. In a statement, the Islamic preacher – who is on the run – said that while he has trust in the


Zakir Naik cancels conference for third time

New Delhi: Controversial Mumbai-based Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has cancelled his media interaction on Thursday for the third time. “It is very difficult to do a press conference. We will announce another conference soon. Naik himself is willing to come and share information with people,” official spokesperson of Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) told IANS

File FIR against Zakir Naik immediately, demands Congress MP

Panaji: Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik should be booked immediately even if processes to ban his TV channel and organisation may take time, the Congress’s Rajya Sabha member from Goa, Shantaram Naik, demanded on Monday. Addressing a press conference here, he criticised the central government for what he views as delay in filing a first

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Digvijaya faces flak for lauding Zakir Naik

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, facing flak for having dubbed controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik a “messenger of peace” in 2012, on Thursday said that if the Indian or Bangladeshi government found any evidence linking Naik to the Islamic State terror group, they should act against him. Naik is under the scanner following

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In the crosshair of terror: Sena MP seeks ban on Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant on Wednesday demanded an immediate ban on Islamic preacher and scholar Zakir Naik, who is under scanner after the Dhaka terror strike. In a letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Sawant said the youths who perpetrated the Bangladesh terrorist acts have claimed they were inspired by the teachings of