Controversial Islamic preacher makes rare public speech in Kangar as part of a new speaking tour.
PAS president responds to copies of the Bible reportedly distributed in several schools.
PAS info chief Nasrudin points to the minister’s contrary stand on the preacher back in 2017.
LETTER | Zakir Naik is not a voter yet the government respects him more than the Malaysian Indian voter.
PARLIAMENT | Sivarraajh says the LTTE is 'a group of freedom fighters'.
UPDATED 5.50PM | Mujahid brokers peace between the pair after their feud over Zakir Naik and the LTTE.
COMMENT | This comes as ‘old Malaysia’ goes back to fearmongering and sowing division.
COMMENT | Why is there no interfaith condemnation of Zakir Naik and unconditional support for Ramasamy?
This contradicts the Indian government's claim that a request was filed in January this year.
Minister says the disagreement between them should be resolved behind closed doors.
Group targets the deputy chief minister for his stance on Zakir Naik.
UPDATED 12.43PM | However, Penang deputy CM also urges cops to probe those who allegedly spread lies about him.
COMMENT | Does Zakir have a direct or indirect effect on national unity?
COMMENT | Encouraging a plurality of Islamic voices will create greater democracy.
YOURSAY | ‘Those in the pro-Zakir camp are not the sharpest tools in the shed.’
UPDATED 7.49PM | Tasked with overseeing unity, the minister says the debate will not benefit the nation.
Ramasamy is asked to debate Zakir on 'who's the real terrorist' based on his support of LTTE.
COMMENT | Deportation should hinge on diplomatic concerns, rather than the content of his speeches.
It was previously unclear whether Putrajaya had received official request to extradite Indian preacher.
Penang DCM II says this issue is not about supporting Mahathir or otherwise.
It is not right for the government, nor one man, to decide this matter, says the minister.
India has to put forward its case for Zakir’s extradition, says Gobind.
Clearly, they lack the will and power to fulfil election promises, says its legal bureau head Baljit Singh.
Party leader Ng Chok Sin tells the PM to heed public opinion on Zakir Naik.
UPDATED 5.26PM | 'Why are we not returning someone who is wanted in India? Who are we to say India is wrong and Zakir is right?'
The controversial preacher denies ever promoting terror and claims his image had been tarnished by religious fanatics.
COMMENT | He can say things without consequences but the ‘kafirs’ have to take it.
Founder of NGO Freedom says the preacher allows gov't to maintain pro-Islam image.