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Maoist rebels in India


The Naxalite movement began in the sixties, but has increased in scope and violence since 2002, and is now active in many Indian states, including Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Bihar, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka.
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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 72.9 Warning (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 4
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 15,000 IDPs
WFP Hunger Map: 21 % undernourished
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating BB
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged
News up to: DFO of parched Sukma has pool built in govt bungalow 05/22 Bihar whiff in Chatra school rape-&-kill 05/20 Gladson Dungdung deplaned from flight to London – PUDR Statement 05/19 Aditya Sachdeva murder: Look where Rocky, parents are 05/17 Naxals attack CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh, 1 jawan killed 05/17 Copter strikes to remote rebel dens 05/16 Gaya road rage: Rocky 'confesses' to killing teen 05/14 Rocky cited 'threat from Naxals' to get gun licence 05/13 Police kills two naxals in Sukma district 05/11 Delhi: Dharna by Chhattisgarh journalists against arrests, May 10 05/08 Jadavpur students, ABVP on collision course; Governor seeks report 05/07 A tribute to our departed comrade Satnam 04/30 Naxals set ablaze vehicles, bridge building equipment 04/27 'Anybody who does not agree with them is anti-national' 04/27 Naxals maintain close ties with foreign Maoist groups in Philippines, Europe: Govt 04/26 Lt Colonel Purohit kept Army officials in loop while carrying out intelligence activities: Report 04/24 Naxals blow up school in Bihar`s Jamui 04/23 Acute water crisis forces <I>bahus</I> to leave for <I>sasural</I> in Bihar 04/20 SC spotlight on Chhattisgarh rights abuses 04/20 Jharkhand: Bomb blast at under-construction Constable Training Centre 04/20 Rajnath Singh to Naxals: Shun violence, we can have talks 04/16 In Chhattisgarh, Rajnath Singh tells Naxals to shun violence for talks 04/16 Chhattisgarh: Naxals torch 4 vehicles, open fire on security forces 04/15 Police personnel killed in IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur 04/14 Chhattisgarh: Constable killed in blast triggered by Naxals 04/14 Battle for minerals 04/13 War on Bastar 04/13 ‘Our troubles are endless’ 04/13 Chhattisgarh: 122 Naxals surrender in Sukma 04/10 122 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh 04/09 Police jawan killed, another hurt in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh 04/08 Osama tracker in demand 04/07 Where cattle traders are running scared 04/03 Challenges to Journalism in Bastar: A report by the Fact Finding Team of the Editors Guild of India 04/03 Jharkhand: Four CRPF jawans injured in IED blast in Dhanbad 04/02 Days after Dantewada attack, 4 CRPF jawans injured in Naxal-triggered IED blast in Jharkhand 04/02 Mom, employer help girl escape Maoists 04/02 Gumla girl evades rebel net 04/02 900 state cops on Bengal duty 04/01 Was CRPF's movements leaked to Naxals in Dantewada? 03/31 Maoists kill 7 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh 03/30 7 CRPF jawans killed, several injured in a blast by Maoists in Dantewada 03/30 Sonia, Rahul condemn Maoist attacks on CRPF team in Chhattisgarh 03/30 Dantewada: 7 CRPF jawans killed in blast by Maoists 03/30 Seven CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh blast 03/30 Mar 30: Challenges To Journalism In Bastar – A report by the Fact Finding Team of the Editors Guild of India 03/30 Seven CRPF personnel killed in Naxal landmine blast in Chhattisgarh 03/30 'Maoist attack' kills Indian policemen 03/30 Jawans killed in Dantewada 03/30 'Naxalite' Kejriwal cannot be taken seriously: Subramanian Swamy 03/30 Scan on journalist arrests in Bastar 03/29 Chhattisgarh: Fear among scribes in Bastar, says Editors Guild of India 03/29 Bela Bhatia Threatened: Undeclared Emergency in Bastar 03/27 Mar 27: ‘We would rather not report': In Bastar, journalists decide to boycott stories on police and Maoists 03/27 Indian Journalist Jailed Over Social Media Post Criticizing Police 03/26 Chhattisgarh PUCL statement on recent incidents 03/24 Indian reporter arrested after posting criticism of police 03/23 Soni Sori: Indian tribal activist 03/21 Two naxals gunned down on Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border 03/20 The JNU version of 'Hotel California' that is going viral 03/17 CBI to probe 2013 Jiram valley attack 03/16 The unheard story of Abujhmad where Maoists still rule - Watch 03/15 57 Maoists surrender before police in Odisha 03/13 2 BSF men killed, 4 injured in Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh 03/12 MP BJP MLA threatens to chop off babus' hands 03/12 2 BSF men die in ambush by Naxals 03/12 Naxals kill 2 BSF men in Chhattisgarh encounter 03/12 BJP makes IAS officer delete pro-Rohith FB posts 03/11 Mar 8: Womens Day 2016: If bravery has a name, it is Soni Sori 03/09 My face today is the face of Bastar’s fight: Soni Sori 03/08 My face today is the face of Bastar's fight, says Soni Sori in JNU 03/07 Three CRPF men killed, 15 hurt in anti-Naxal op in Sukma 03/04 Child soldiers reveal horrors of Naxal recruitment 03/03 Kids as bonded labour, bullet fodder 03/03 6 Maoists killed in gun battle in Telangana 03/01 Suspected Maoists killed by Indian police in gun battle 03/01 8 Maoists killed in gunbattle on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border; weapons recovered 03/01 Press freedom crisis in India's Chhattisgarh state deepens as two journalists flee Bastar 02/29 Maoists kill two tribals for being 'police informers' 02/28 JNU should be cleansed, renamed as Subhas Chandra Bose University: Subramanian Swamy 02/27 Advantage Mamata before Bengal polls 02/23 India activist Soni Sori attacked 02/21 Injured rights activist moved to Delhi 02/21 CPI leader D Raja should demand communists to kill his own daughter: BJP`s national secretary 02/21 Chhattisgarh: Unidentified men hurl acid like chemical on AAP leader Soni Sori 02/21 Acid attack: AAP leader Soni Sori flown to Delhi for treatment 02/21 Chhattisgarh: Tribal activist Soni Sori attacked with 'acid-like chemical' 02/20 Chhattisgarh: Acid attack made on activist Soni Sori in Bastar 02/20 4 Naxals killed, 2 CRPF jawans injured in Jharkhand 02/19 Four Indian Maoist rebels killed in gunfight 02/19 Centre is ready for talks with Maoists: Rajnath Singh 02/19 Celebration at JNU after massacre of 76 jawans pained me: Chhattisgarh cop 02/19 Rajnath Singh reviews Maoist situation in Andhra Pradesh 02/18 JagLAG and Malini Subramaniam are both being evicted 02/18 JNU, DU students in touch with Kashmiri extremists, says senior Maharashtra police officer 02/16 Mob attacks Indian journalist's home, threatens her with death 02/10 Over 5000 villages electrified, says Goyal 02/05 Deprived of rights over natural resources, impoverished Adivasis get prison 02/02 U-turn moment for boy rebel 02/02 Two women among three Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh 01/30