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Anwar (seated, right) speaks to reporters at the press conference.
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Ting (left) and Ambrose (centre) hold up the banner for the service together with other committee members.
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LABUAN: A minister has advised Malaysians, regardless of political ideology and religion, not to drag the racial remarks of any religious preacher to the point of racial tension.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have imposed a blanket ban on programmes linked to Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) in the whole country for security reasons.
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LABUAN, Aug 20 — A minister has advised Malaysians, regardless of political ideology and religion, not to drag the racial remarks of any religious preacher to the point of racial tension.
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Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over the comments.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial Indian preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday (Aug 20) for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over the c...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik apologised today for causing any “misunderstanding” after being questioned twice by the police for his alleged racial and religious remarks...
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The past few weeks have not exactly been good for the nation.
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PETALING JAYA: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) has apologised to all Malaysians who may have been hurt by his speeches in recent weeks.
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Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been banned by the police from delivering public talks across Malaysia, according to a report.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Malaysian police today questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 19 — Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy is ready to face India-born fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik in court for defamation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police Monday (Aug 19) questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has given Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy and three others a 48-hour notice to apologise and pay a reasonable settlement sum to avoid being sued for defamation.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — India-born fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik has demanded that four others apologise and offer a reasonable settlement within 48 hours or risk being sued for defamation.
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The number of states where preacher Zakir Naik is free to speak is reducing following the controversy emerging from his recent speaking engagement in Kelantan.
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MELAKA: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been banned from speaking in Melaka, said the Malaysian state’s Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Tan Sri Abd Rahim Noor has joined the calls by several leaders to have fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik deported back to India.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Tan Sri Abd Rahim Noor has joined the calls by several leaders to have fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik deported back to India.
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A former top cop has urged Putrajaya to revoke Dr Zakir Naik's permanent residency and deport him to India.
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PETALING JAYA: The head of an Indian government agency tasked with protecting religious minorities agrees that Dr Zakir Naik’s speeches could be offensive to Hindus and questions his methods, but ad...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Malaysian government should rescind controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Permanent Resident (PR) status and return him to India, said former police chie...
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PETALING JAYA: The government should rescind Zakir Naik’s Perma­nent Resident (PR) status and return him to India, says Tan Sri Rahim Noor (pic).
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KUALA LUMPUR • A controversial preacher overstepped boundaries when he touched on racial politics and stirred racial tensions in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The rule of law will be imposed on controversial preacher Zakir Naik as he is alleged to have preached on racial politics and riled up racial tension, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan government has yet to decide if it would bar Indian-born controversial speaker Zakir Naik from giving public lectures in the state.
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The PAS supporters' wing is urging preacher Zakir Naik (photo, above) not to speak about religions other than Islam nor the loyalties of non-Muslim Malaysian citizens.
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JOHOR BARU: The Cabinet will decide on the status of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, says Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian singer-songwriter Francissca Peter has called on Malaysian artists to stand in solidarity in condemning racial attacks towards individuals who question the loyalty of the Chinese and Indians in this country.
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PETALING JAYA: Kedah has banned controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik from speaking publicly in the state, after Perlis issued a similar order this week.
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WITH Merdeka Day just two weeks away, the last thing our peaceful multiracial country wants to see is racial discord and tension.
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PETALING JAYA: Popular singer Francissca Peter, whose patriotic-themed song “Setia” once dominated the airwaves in the late 1980s, has called on Malaysians, especially artistes, to unite, followin...
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is “out of control”, PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin was reported to have said today, when urging that more time be given for party leader An...
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KUCHING: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran has hit back at controversial preacher Zakir Naik after the latter demanded an apology from him yesterday for defamation.
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PETALING JAYA: Over-arguing on various “side” issues is causing Malaysians to become radical and increasingly racist, says veteran journalist Datuk A. Kadir Jasin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Zakir Naik today spent over five hours giving his statement to police in Bukit Aman, believed to be over controversial remarks he made in Kelantan.
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PETALING JAYA: Veteran journalist A Kadir Jasin today said Pakatan Harapan should stop quarrelling over Dr Zakir Naik as there are more important things to attend to than the controversial preacher.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Charles Santiago today said that Dr Zakir Naik had every right to lodge a police report against him and vowed to co-operate with the authorities.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are wasting too much time fighting over petty issues like Zakir Naik, when they should be resolving problems faced by the less fortunate here, says Datuk A. Kadir Jasin.
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Malaysians have become more radical and racist due to the polemic regarding several peripheral issues, according to A Kadir Jasin.
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KANGAR, Perlis: Malaysian police have barred controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from speaking in the northern state of Perlis, following a public uproar over his racially insensitive remarks.
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PETALING JAYA: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has sent a notice of demand to M Kula Segaran, claiming the human resources minister had defamed him in a press statement three days ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Zakir Naik has been told to respect Malaysia's right to safe and peaceful racial relations.
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Police will not allow controversial preacher Zakir Naik to address the audience at the "Malaysia Reverts Camp 2019" in Perlis.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Dr Zakir Naik will not be allowed to speak publicly at a two-day Muslim camp in Perlis scheduled to start tomorrow, police said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities will summon Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation, the government said on...
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SHAH ALAM: The controversy stirred up by Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has now landed him in the cross hairs of the police.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has denied its involvement with a camp for Muslim converts in Perlis this weekend, that is set to feature beleaguered televangeli...
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PETALING JAYA: Leaders of Pakatan Harapan’s component parties issued a joint statement today calling for increased efforts to put an end to divisive rhetoric and promote national unity.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): The police have opened an investigation after having received six reports against the United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong), CID director Datuk Hu...
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SHAH ALAM (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik is under investigation for the intent to provoke a breach of the peace, Malaysian police have said.
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JOHOR BARU: A DAP assemblyman from Johor has offered to buy Zakir Naik a plane ticket to India.
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SHAH ALAM: Zakir Naik is under investigation for the intent to provoke a breach of the peace, says the police.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fresh from his controversial speeches in the east coast and despite growing calls for his deportation, embattled preacher Dr Zakir Naik and his family are set to feature in events spanni...
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PETALING JAYA: Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has joined three other ministers in calling for controversial preacher Zakir Naik (pic) to be deported.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik should be expelled and banned from Malaysia as he has proven to be a threat to racial harmony, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's Cabinet yesterday discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racially sensit...
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PETALING JAYA: A group of about 30 Hindu NGOs lodged a police report against controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik today for inciting hatred and degrading non-Muslims in a series of lectures in Kelanta...
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PETALING JAYA: Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has joined his fellow ministers in calling for the deportation of controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik should be expelled and banned from Malaysia as he has proven to be a threat to racial harmony, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two Federal ministers have raised the issue of the presence of Zakir Naik (pix) in Malaysia and the statements made by him that have been deemed controversial, in the Cabinet and with Prime...
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Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman said controversial preacher Zakir Naik's statement about Hindus and Chinese in the country was an attack on all Malaysians and has backed calls for h...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA Youth is demanding that Putrajaya take action against Dr Zakir Naik after the controversial preacher said Chinese and Indians in the country, whom he labelled as “old guests”, s...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysia's cabinet discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racial...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two Malaysian ministers have told Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad that controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik must be booted out of the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Veteran politician Tan Sri Rais Yatim has called for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to be sent back to India.
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National Unity and Social Wellbeing Minister P Waythamoorthy (above) has called on the Indian community to keep a cool head over the continued presence in Malaysia of controversial preacher Zakir Naik...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — The government should repatriate India-born Dr Zakir Naik to his home country, former minister Tan Sri Rais Yatim tweeted today.
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PETALING JAYA: Despite facing calls for deportation by multiple parties, a defiant Zakir Naik called on the Malaysian Chinese to “go back” first as they were the “old guests” of the country.
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Former minister Rais Yatim (photo, above) has backed calls for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to be deported to India.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, said a minister who believed Naik should return to Indi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday (Aug 14), said a minister who believed Naik should return to Indi...
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PETALING JAYA: Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik has accused his critics of quoting him out of context over his recent remarks on Hindus in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: If Chinese educationist group Dong Zong keeps instigating the people by playing up Chinese education issues, then it is going against the law and legal action can be taken against the movement, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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COMMENT | I listened to Zakir Naik's recent speech in Kelantan and cringed.
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COMMENT | It seems to me that the non-Muslims by which I mean Buddhists, Hindus, Sikhs and Christians, are barking up the wrong tree.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Patriots Association (Patriot) has told Dr Zakir Naik to shut up in a scathing attack against the controversial preacher.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Veterans group Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan believes Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik has gone overboard with his racial, religious provocation after questioning the loyalty of M...
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Bagan Dalam assemblyperson M Satees has suggested for Zakir Naik to be sent away from Malaysia to a neutral country after he suggested that Hindus in Malaysia were more loyal to the Indian Prime Minis...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Zakir Naik in his speech in Kota Baru recently cannot even make a simple or rudimentary comparison between Hindus in Malaysia and Muslims in India.
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PETALING JAYA: Action should be taken against controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik for his irresponsible statement, for example by reviewing his permanent resident status, Lim Kit Siang (pix) said tod...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang wants the authorities to take action against controversial preacher Zakir Naik for his remarks about Malaysian Hindus.
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IT’S a little more than a month away from our National Day celebrations, when the nation turns 62, but ironically, instead of proudly celebrating being Malaysian, some of us are continuing to preach...
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JULY 21 — So a primary school teacher was introducing herself to a new Primary 3 (eight- to nine-year-olds) class.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy won a defamation lawsuit against the Malaysian Hindu Sangam (MHS) and a Tamil newspaper over a news report claiming that he had failed to provid...
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PETALING JAYA: The office of Mujahid Yusof Rawa today accused FMT of irresponsible reporting as he refuted an article on a speech he made in Beijing last week, where he warned against “false news”...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Rawa’s office is disputing an article portraying him as saying reports on China’s policies against Muslims...
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PETALING JAYA: After riling up netizens with his apparent endorsement of China’s defence of detention camps in the Xinjiang province, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa...
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YOURSAY | ‘Before you talk about convincing us (non-Muslims), stop the lying and vilifying.’ Convince non-Muslims their rights will be respected, delegate urges Vgeorgemy: Non-Muslims only want PA...
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Without real effort to include all members of the community in the urban planning of Kuala Lumpur, the city would never be a place for everyone, and would never be able to live up to its greatest potential.
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MELAKA: Just like the fruit acar (pickle) that was served at the buka puasa event, the attendees mixed well with one another despite coming from different backgrounds.
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PETALING JAYA: While a series of interfaith iftar events this Ramadan has attempted to forge closer ties between Muslims and non-Muslims, there have not been similar efforts to bring together divergen...
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SHAH ALAM: Members of the Ahmadiah sect and Shia Muslims were not invited to take part in an interfaith breaking of fast event organised by the Selangor Islamic Department (Jais) last night as they di...
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PETALING JAYA: The Rukun Negara’s first principle, Belief in God is meant for all faiths and not just Islam, and has been wrongly interpreted in a Primary Six textbook for Moral Studies, says promin...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to a huge election victory on Thursday, on course to increase his majority and give his party the mandate to pursue business-friendly policies that put Hindus first ...
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WHEN Sant Kabir, the 15th Century mystic and poet walked out of Benares (now Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh or UP), he must have known he was leaving for the last time.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS today labelled Anwar Ibrahim an “actor” after the PKR president said he wanted to be known as a leader who upholds Islam when he takes office as the eighth prime minister.
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BANGI, Selangor: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) ruling coalition has begun to show signs of being gripped by corruption, Parti Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim warned on Thursday (May 16).