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India - Naxalites

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: Maoists blow up Combat Battalion personnel's house in Bihar 07/31 Three naxals held during combing ops in Chhattisgarh 07/31 Maoists blow up CoBRA personnel's house in Bihar as protest against polcie firing in Madanpur 07/31 Maoists blow up troopers home in Bihar 07/31 Strength of the Maoist groups is around 8,500: Govt 07/30 There are around 8,500 Naxals left in India: Govt 07/30 Three ultras held, two high-rank cadres surrender 07/30 Three Naxals held, arms recovered in Chhattisgarh 07/29 Six new BSF camps planned to combat Maoists in Odisha 07/28 Maoist posters found in Purulia ahead of CM's visit 07/28 Maoist posters found in Purulia ahead of Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's visit 07/28 Nine Naxals nabbed in Chhattisgarh 07/28 Naxal killed in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh 07/28 Maoist-turned bank robber held 07/27 State plan to sniff mining firm coffers 07/26 Aadhar enrolment staff released after Maoist warning 07/26 Bail plea rejected 07/25 Eight Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh 07/24 Maoists blow up police officers home in Bihar 07/24 Maoist scare trips corridor work 07/23 NHRC to probe Jharkhand surrender scam 07/23 Maoist blow up railway track in Bihar; train services on Delhi-Howrah route disrupted 07/23 Maoists explode rail track, pilot engine of Rajdhani derails 07/23 1,922 people killed in Naxal violence in last 3 years: Govt 07/23 Maoists blow up rail track near Gaya, close shave for Rajdhani Exp passengers 07/23 1,922 People Killed in Naxal Violence in The Last Three Years: Government 07/23 Three Naxals Held in Chhattisgarh 07/23 Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand 07/23 Maoist commander killed in Jharkhand gun battle 07/23 Train engine derails as Maoists blow up rail track in Bihar 07/23 Maoist blow up railway track in Bihar; close shave for Rajdhani Express 07/22 Close Shave for Rajdhani Train After Maoists Blow up Tracks in Bihar 07/22 Close shave for Rajdhani Express passengers as Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar 07/22 Close Shave for Rajdhani Train After Maoists Blow up Track in Bihar 07/22 Dumper set on fire by ultras 07/22 Mobile networks in Maoist-hit areas in 15 months: Govt 07/21 HC grants bail to 16 accused 07/21 gelatin sticks seized 07/21 Rebels gun for schoolkids 07/21 C'garh: trader arrested for supplying to Naxals 07/20 Bihar teacher fails to name India's president, faces probe 07/19 Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda's wife Subhashri claims arrested person is not her husband 07/19 Three wanted naxals surrender 07/19 Two killed in police firing in Bihar 07/19 ASSEMBLY-LIQUOR 2 LAST 07/19 2 Dead in Police Firing in Bihar 07/19 Arms, explosives hidden by Maoists in jungle found 07/19 Two die in cop firing 07/19 Six wanted naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh 07/18 Top Maoist leader arrested in Odisha, CM urges naxals to shed violence 07/18 Top Maoist leader arrested, CM urges naxals to shed violence 07/18 Rescued Jharkhand maids continue to be stalked by human traders 07/17 Maoists getting support from organisations in Europe: MHA 07/15 Some Maoist cadres got training from Communist Party of Philippines, says MoS for Home Kiren Rijiju 07/15 Two naxals including woman cadre held 07/14 Six Suspected Naxalites Detained Under National Security Act 07/11 Three naxals arrested in West Singhbhum district 07/10 Rebel caught with 13 kids 07/07 "Operation against Maoists will be intensified in Jharkhand" 07/06 Two CoBRA jawans injured in anti-Naxal operation in Sukma 07/06 Jharkhand Maoists kill assistant commandant of CRPF 07/05 Six Maoists arrested in Bihar 07/05 Senior CRPF Officer Dies in Encounter With Naxals in Bihar's Jamui 07/04 CRPF officer killed in Maoist attack in Bihar 07/04 Lekar Hum Deewana Dil - elope at your own risk 07/04 Jh'khand: CRPF officer killed in anti-Naxal operation 07/04 Four Maoists arrested, two cadres surrender in Chhattisgarh 07/03 Children of naxal attack victims to get spl education funds 07/03 UN-NAXALITES 2 LAST 07/02 UN concerned over use of children as human shields by Maoists 07/02 Ram Naresh Yadav Sworn-in as Chhattisgarh Governor 07/02 Rajnath's remark on talks with Maoists disappointing: CPI 06/28 Bihar CM disagrees with Rajnath on Naxals 06/28 Go for dialogue with Maoists to find solution: Brahma 06/28 Rajnath Singh's remark on talks with Maoists disappointing: CPI 06/28 Maoist allegedly commits suicide in Vizag jail 06/28 Maoists shoot dead Chhattisgarh cop 06/27 Police jawan killed in encounter with naxals 06/27 Rajnath Singh presides over meeting to chalk out strategies to fight Maoists 06/27 No talks with Naxals, will use balanced approach to tackle violence: Government 06/27 No talks with Naxals, will retaliate if they attack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh 06/27 Centre to fund special force to tackle Naxal problem: Rajnath Singh 06/27 No talks with Naxals, will give a fitting reply if they attack: Rajnath 06/27 'Befitting reply' to Maoists if forces are attacked: Rajnath 06/27 Home ministry chalking out strategy to counter left wing terrorism 06/27 Tackling Maoists, army-style 06/27 Centre to Fund Creation of Special Greyhound-Like Force in Naxal-Affected States 06/27 CRPF commando blames officers for botched up anti-Naxal operation 06/26 Four Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district 06/26 Bihar officials rule out sabotage in Rajdhani Express derailment 06/25 Too early to blame Maoists for Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailment: Rajnath Singh 06/25 India train accident kills four 06/25 Four dead after Indian train derails in suspected Maoist attack 06/25 Ministers suspect Maoist hand in Dibrugarh Express derailment 06/25 All angles will be considered during probe in derailment:Gowda 06/25 Bihar CM rules out Maoist role in Rajdhani mishap 06/25 Bihar train mishap: Can`t say anything, says Railway Minister on Maoist sabotage theory 06/25 Rajdhani passengers recount horror, call it 'a night to forget' 06/25 Gowda visits Rajdhani mishap site, MHA rules out Maoist involvement in the derailment 06/25 Railways had intelligence about possible Maoist attack in Bihar 06/25