Mahathir

PM Modi did not ask for extradition of Zakir Naik, claims Malaysian PM

Naik, who has been living in Malaysia for the last three years, is facing charges of inciting communal disharmony and committing unlawful activities in India.

published on : 17th September 2019

PM Modi meets Malaysian counterpart Mahathir, seeks extradition of Zakir Naik

Naik is wanted in India for serious charges related to terrorism after his name cropped in connection with a ghastly terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka in July 2016.

published on : 5th September 2019

Zakir Naik banned from giving speeches in Malaysia, say reports

Naik is alleged to have made controversial remarks against Malaysian Hindus and Malaysian Chinese during a talk in Kota Baru on August 3, prompting calls for him to be deported to India.

published on : 20th August 2019

Hope India, Pakistan exercise 'utmost restraint' to prevent further escalation, says Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

The Indian government revoked Article 370 which granted special status for Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the border state into two Union Territories on August 5.

published on : 8th August 2019

Malaysia's new king Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah calls for racial unity at coronation

Garbed in black and gold regalia, Sultan Abdullah voiced confidence that PM Mahathir Mohamad is able to tackle economic and social challenges in trying to rebuild the country.

published on : 30th July 2019

Malaysia Airlines could be sold or shut down: PM Mahathir Mohamad

The 71-year-old airline has been on the ropes since 2014 when Flight MH370 disappeared and MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made missile over war-torn Ukraine.

published on : 12th March 2019

Malaysian PM warns Philippines against foreigner influx

Mahathir, 93, is in the Philippines for the first time since his shock election victory last year.

published on : 7th March 2019

Give evidence, will act against Zakir Naik: Malaysian PM-in-waiting

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had in January 2016 made a formal request to Malaysia to deport Naik.

published on : 10th January 2019

Narendra Modi arrives in Malaysia to meet newly-elected PM Mahathir Mohammad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Indonesia to meet his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohammad.

published on : 31st May 2018

Jailed Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim walks free after royal pardon

The pardon allows Anwar to re-enter active politics immediately, but it was not clear what his role in government would be.

published on : 16th May 2018

Narendra Modi congratulates Mahathir Mohamad on being sworn in as Malaysia PM 

Mahathir, 92, was yesterday sworn in as the seventh prime minister of Malaysia.

published on : 11th May 2018