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Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation banned

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IBNS): In a major move and months after his name emerged in news following the militant attack in a Bangladesh cafe that killed at least 20 people, the Centre has banned Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's promoted NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), media reports said.

Four Home Ministry officials suspended for renewing for licence renewal of Zakir Naik's NGO

New Delhi, Sept 2 (IBNS) : The Union Home Ministry has suspended four officials for renewing the foreign funding licence of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF),run by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is under scanner of security agencies, reports said.

NIA investigates Naik's involvement in inspiring terrorists

Mumbai, Aug 5 (IBNS): The trouble is far from over for Islamic Preacher Zakir Naik, as the National Investigation Agency (NIA) suspects his role in inspiring at least 50 terror accused and suspects, media reports said.

Zakir Naik slaps Rs 500 Crore defamation case against Times Now

Mumbai, July 29 (IBNS): Televangelist and Muslim preacher, Zakir Naik has slapped a hefty sum of Rs 500 crore against news channel Times Now and its anchor/editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami for making callous remarks about him, media reports said.

Suspected ISIS recruiter, allegedly linked to Zakir Naik, arrested

Mumbai, July 22 (IBNS) : Arshid Qureshi, a suspected ISIS recruiter who police believe is linked to controversial preacher Zakir Naik's foundation, has been arrested, media reports said.

Zakir Naik says he won't return to India this year

Mumbai, July 15 (IBNS): Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Friday said he will not return to India this year.

Naik address press con via Skype, rejects allegations against him

Mumbai, July 15 (IBNS): Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Friday mediaperson, here via Skype and rejected allegations that his sermons inspired terror activities.

Group places Rs 15 lakh bounty on Naik's head

Mumbai, July 13 (IBNS): Just when Zakir Naik was handed over a clean chit by the Maharashtra State Investigation Department (SID) pertaining to the Dhaka terror attack case, a Shia group has announced a bounty of Rs 15 lakh for his head, reports said.

No arrest for Zakir Naik as SID hands clean chit

Mumbai, July 12 (IBNS): After days of turbulence, Muslim preacher and tele-evangelist Zakir Naik can breathe a sigh of relief as he has been handed a clean chit by the Maharashtra State Intelligence Department (SID), who said that there isn't enough evidence for Naik's arrest.

MIB takes down Peace TV

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): In the wake of the ongoing probe into the Dhaka restaurant attack, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has decided to stop transmission of Peace TV, an unauthorised channel run by Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) founder and president Zakir Naik, whose speech is believed to have motivated at least two youths involved in the terror attack, reports said.

Govt. orders probe in Zakir Naik's IRF fund

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): The central government has ordered a probe into Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) fund to check his alleged involvement in the Dhaka terror attack, reports said.

Govt preparing ground to take action against Zakir Naik?

New Delhi, July 6 (IBNS) With the name of TV evangelist Zakir Naik emerging as allegedly influencing several militants, including two terrorists, who were among those attacking a Dhaka cafe, the Indian government is preparing ground to take action against him, reports said.