In­dia re­buts Malaysia claim Modi didn’t seek Naik’s ex­tra­di­tion

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Ex­ter­nal af­fairs min­is­ter S Jais­hankar on Tues­day came out with a re­but­tal after Malaysian PM Ma­hathir Mo­hamad said that PM Naren­dra Modi didn’t asked for ex­tra­di­tion of Is­lamic preacher Zakir Naik dur­ing their meet­ing in Vladi­vos­tok.

In­dia had raised the is­sue of Naik’s ex­tra­di­tion dur­ing the meet­ing and would con­tinue to work for it, he said. In­dia had placed a re­quest with Malaysia in this re­gard in Jan­uary, he added.

Naik is wanted in In­dia on charges of money laun­der­ing and hate speech. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tues­day asked Hindu and Mus­lim par­ties to sub­mit an es­ti­mate of time they would take to con­clude their ar­gu­ments in the Ay­o­d­hya land dis­pute case so as to al­low the court to es­ti­mate how much time it will have to write the judg­ment.

The court’s re­marks dur­ing the hear­ing on the 70-year-old claims on the own­er­ship of the 2.77 acre dis­puted Ram Jan­mab­hoomi-Babri Masjid land re­in­force the im­pres­sion that the SC is ke

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