High Court deems bid 'petty', as plaintiffs asked to pay RM5,000 to each of the defendants.
UPDATED 4.40PM | Federal counsels say the 17 activists should have filed for a judicial review instead of a suit.
Ibrahim Ali tells activists to withdraw suit in light of Interpol decision not to flag preacher.
'Does he perceive Zakir as a religious fighter or jihadist?'
Noting that this was a sensitive matter, IGP says action will be taken, if necessary.
YOURSAY | 'If the preacher is innocent, M'sia should let him go to India to clear his name.'
UPDATED 3.50PM | PARLIAMENT | Home Ministry concludes that none of the fugitive Indian preacher's speeches promote terrorism.
Banned in the UK, preacher has permanent residency in Malaysia despite protests by minority groups.
Gov't 'constantly monitoring' activity of controversial Muslim preacher, states Zahid.
ADUN SPEAKS | The Turkish intellectual’s detention has little to do with religion, and everything to do with politics.
ADUN SPEAKS | This controversial Islamic preacher from Bombay is one of India’s most wanted fugitives.
Waythamoorthy and 16 others want to withdraw 10 declarations and put in another two.
UPDATED 1.46PM | Malay parties should be protesting on behalf of preacher, Perkasa president says.
S Karthigesan, representing the 19 plaintiffs says judge Azizah Nawawi fixed the date in chambers today.
This comes after the preacher fails to turn up for questioning by investigators.
The controversial preacher, however, says he's yet to decide whether to accept any of the offers.
Islamophobia among non-Muslims came about due to certain actions of some Muslims, says DPM.
Sources reveal to the Times of India that Malaysia is yet to make a decision on his application.
UPDATED 6.56PM | MIC treasurer-general reiterates call to Perkasa to take him to court, instead of going to the streets.
Perkasa threatens to campaign against MIC candidates during the next elections.
Ramasamy says it's a prayer session for Hindus who have been hurt by the likes of Zakir and Perlis mufti.
How does MIC opposing Zakir be construed as being anti-Islam or anti-Malay, asks Saravanan.
COMMENT | If the controversial preacher is not in Malaysia, then where is he?
Maicci says Zahid gave this assurance when asked on Malaysia's tolerance for Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.
It will launch a campaign claiming it is haram to vote for MIC, following the party's anti-Zakir comments.
COMMENT | ‘I don’t understand why the police would allow sensitive things to fester.’
Moderate Malay-Muslims concerned over too much tolerance given to controversial televangelist Zakir Naik.
Ibrahim Ali says he's not picking a fight with PHM, but merely defending the truth.
UPDATED 12.43PM | This comes after the plaintiffs and defendants make no objection to its application to intervene.
UPDATED 2.34PM | They say M'sia, a UN counter-terrorism committee member, should not harbour such a threat.