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Maoist rebels in India

Summary

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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Stats:

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
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timesofindia.indiatimes.com 58% salary hike for jawans fighting Naxalites 06/30
sify.com Madheshi parties tear up draft constitution in Nepal assembly 06/30
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: 3 Maoists arrested in Dantewada district 06/28
sanhati.com Jun 28: How Maharashtra robbed Dr Saibaba of his rights 06/28
zeenews.india.com Ranchi-Vijayawada highway to be completed by March 2017 06/27
dnaindia.com No casualties in Latehar train accident, confirm Rail officials 06/24
zeenews.india.com Suspected Maoists blow up rail track in Jharkhand`s Latehar, Palamu Express derails 06/23
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Maoists blow up track, Palamu Express derails 06/23
rediff.com Palamu Express derails following blast in Jharkhand 06/23
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Maoist open fire in Dantewada market, jawan killed 06/20
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh police conducting 'surgical ops' against naxals, says senior officer 06/19
dnaindia.com Over 15,000 killed in Naxal violence since 1980: Ministry of Home Affairs 06/14
sanhati.com Statement on recent encounter killings in Jharkhand 06/14
rediff.com SHOCKING: 12,177 people have died in Naxal violence since 1980 06/14
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Love in Maoist heartland: 2 married women elope 06/12
sanhati.com Jun 11: A marriage of unspeakable horrors and unbreakable bonds 06/11
dnaindia.com CRPF in favour of use of unmanned aircraft against Maoists 06/10
telegraphindia.com Fake combat cry in Palamau 06/10
aljazeera.com India says Maoist fighters killed in gun battle 06/09
dw.de Indian police kill 12 Maoist rebels in eastern stronghold 06/09
rediff.com 12 Naxals killed in encounter in Jharkhand 06/09
telegraphindia.com 12 rebels killed in forest battle 06/09
dnaindia.com Maoist leader shuns rebel outfit after falling in love 06/09
bbc.co.uk India police kill '12 Maoist rebels' 06/09
upi.com Indian police kill a dozen communist rebels during firefight in Jharkhand 06/09
turkishweekly.net 12 suspected Maoists killed in eastern India 06/09
foxnews.com Indian police say they killed 12 Maoist rebels in a clash in their eastern stronghold 06/08
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 12 Maoists killed in police encounter in Jharkhand 06/08
nzherald.co.nz Indian police kill 12 Maoist rebels in eastern stronghold 06/08
dalje.com 12 Maoist militants killed in eastern India, police say 06/08
sify.com Police kill 12 Maoist rebels in India's troubled east 06/08
dnaindia.com Tribals said they would become Naxals as non-tribals are grabbing their land: Ch Vidyasagar Rao 06/07
rediff.com Rs 150-cr police stations: Chhattisgarh's new weapon against Naxals 06/05
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Tribal 'sacrificed' in Jharkhand for rain 06/01
zeenews.india.com Naxals obstacle to development: Rajnath Singh 05/31
rediff.com 2 IEDs recovered in Chhaittisgarh ahead of Rajnath's visit 05/30
rediff.com IB alert on Maoist attack in Bihar to avenge killing of woman leader 05/30
zeenews.india.com Strong strategy would be devised against Naxals: Rajnath Singh 05/30
telegraphindia.com Hunt on for kids in Maoist dens 05/29
telegraphindia.com Rebels set vehicles on fire on GT Road 05/25
rediff.com Maoists torch 32 vehicles on GT Road in Bihar 05/25
zeenews.india.com CPI condemns Parrikar`s `terrorist` remarks 05/24
bombaynews.net Maoists call Bihar-Jharkhand bandh from Monday 05/24
sanhati.com The Next Incarnation of the Salwa Judum – A Critical Note 05/22
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Move to revive Salwa Judum fizzles out in Bastar 05/22
telegraphindia.com Rebel arrest digs out lost gun 05/19
dnaindia.com Top woman Maoist carrying Rs 15 lakh award killed: CRPF IG 05/19
ibnlive.in.com 2 cops, 2 Maoists killed in gunbattle 05/17
ibnlive.in.com Woman ultra killed, 8 arrested by security forces 05/17
strategypage.com INDIA-PAKISTAN: My Sanctuary Or Yours 05/17
rediff.com 2 policemen, 2 Maoists killed in gunbattle in Chhattisgarh 05/17
bombaynews.net Woman Maoist commander killed on Jharkhand-Bihar border 05/17
ibnlive.in.com Swarm of bees attack MLA, others in Maoist affected area 05/17
telegraphindia.com Maoists kill three jawans 05/17
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: 3 policemen, 2 Naxals killed in gunbattle 05/17
zeenews.india.com Naxal violence has come down in last decade: Rajnath Singh 05/14
bombaynews.net Naxalite violence has come down in last decade Rajnath 05/14
ibnlive.in.com Three men beat up policeman, escape 05/12
ibnlive.in.com CRPF jawan deployed for anti-Naxal ops in CG kills self 05/12
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Chhattisgarh seeks war wiz Nagas to fight Naxals 05/11
sanhati.com CDRO statement opposing the re-launch of Salwa Judum in Chhattisgarh 05/11
aljazeera.com Maoist rebels in India release 250 hostages 05/10
sputniknews.com India's Maoist Insurgents Release 250 Hostages - Reports 05/10
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill one, release other abducted villagers 05/10
nzherald.co.nz Maoist rebels release 250 villagers in central India 05/10
scmp.com Maoist rebels kill villager but release 250 others held in protest over Indian bridge 05/10
tribune.com.pk India rebels kill one hostage, release 250 others: police 05/10
bombaynews.net Maoists threaten backlash as Mahendra Karmas son tries to revive salwa judum in Bastar 05/10
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: Naxals hold 200 villagers hostage in Marenga ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit: report 05/09
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: PM Narendra Modi visits Naxal hit Dantewada; addresses students at Education City 05/09
sputniknews.com 300 People Held Hostage by Indian Maoist Insurgents Ahead of Modi's Rally 05/09
rediff.com Macabre drama of death will end: PM on Naxal violence 05/09
rediff.com Confusion over Naxal 'hostage' situation in Chhattisgarh 05/09
timesofindia.indiatimes.com PM visits Maoist-affected areas of Chhattisgarh; MoUs worth Rs 24,000cr signed 05/09
foxnews.com Official says efforts on to free villagers held by rebels opposing bridge in central India 05/09
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Maoists take over 200 hostages in Chhattisgarh 05/09
telegraphindia.com PM urges Maoists to give up the gun 05/09
telegraphindia.com In Chhattisgarh, Naxals abduct 500 villagers but police boss denies report 05/09
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: Naxals oppose PM Narendra Modi's visit, disrupt services 05/09
ibnlive.in.com Confusion over 'hostage' situation in Chhattisgarh during PM 05/09
ibnlive.in.com Naxals oppose Modi's Ch'garh visit, create disturbances 05/09
ibnlive.in.com Macabre drama of death will end: PM on Maoist violence 05/09
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 300 abducted in Chhattisgarh ahead of PM visit 05/09
nzherald.co.nz Indian rebels hold 250 villagers to stop bridge construction 05/09
ibnlive.in.com Efforts on to rescue hostages in Chhattisgarh: Rajnath 05/09
ibnlive.in.com 250 villagers abducted by Naxals in C'garh on eve of PM's 05/09
timeslive.co.za Indian Maoists take 250 villagers hostage: officials 05/09
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill 1 hostage, free rest 05/09
en.people.cn Leftwing Naxalite rebels take 200 villagers hostage in central India 05/09
ibnlive.in.com Maoists abduct villagers, free all but one who is beaten to 05/09
ibnlive.in.com Chhattisgarh: Maoists abduct 400 villagers, beat one to death, free others 05/09
globalsecurity.org Maoist rebels abduct 250 villagers in central India 05/09
telegraphindia.com Bridge triggers Maoist strike 05/09
telegraphindia.com Call to Naxalites to lay down arms 05/09
aljazeera.com India accuses Maoist rebels of abducting 250 villagers 05/09
dnaindia.com 200-250 villagers taken hostage by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, confirms CM Raman Singh 05/09
bombaynews.net Maoists kill 1 hostage release rest in Chhattisgarh 05/09
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Live: Ahead of PM visit, Maoists hold 300 hostage in Chhattisgarh's Sukma dist 05/09
dnaindia.com Maoist threat mars PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Chhattisgarh 05/09
ibnlive.in.com Maoists block road in Kanker ahead of PM's visit to C'garh 05/08