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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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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
bombaynews.net Maoists call for boycott of PMs visit to Chhattisgarh 05/08
bombaynews.net CoBRA jawan injured in Jharkhand Maoist encounter 05/06
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Top Maoist leader arrested in Jharkhand 05/05
ibnlive.in.com Naxal commander gunned down in Chhattisgarh 05/01
ibnlive.in.com Crackdown in Sukma vital for police to combat Naxal menace 04/24
ibnlive.in.com Abducted village official found dead in Bastar 04/24
bombaynews.net Maoist call Bihar-Jharkhand bandh on Saturday 04/23
bombaynews.net 35 Maoists killed 15 injured in April 11 attack in Chhattisgarh Surrendered Maoist claims 04/21
dnaindia.com 35 Maoists killed in ambush in Chhattisgarh 04/21
telegraphindia.com Cops claim rebel loss 04/21
ibnlive.in.com Two TPC operatives arrested 04/20
ibnlive.in.com Three wanted Maoists surrender in Odisha 04/20
ibnlive.in.com BSF camp attack: Maoist couple nabbed 04/18
bombaynews.net Maoists launch tactical counter-offensive in Jharkhand 04/18
ibnlive.in.com Woman Maoist surrenders in Warangal 04/18
ibnlive.in.com Minor girl recounts her terrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Maoist 04/17
ibnlive.in.com Bihar sounds high alert as police seizes Maoist arms 04/15
ibnlive.in.com CG police demands money spent on last rites from martyr family 04/15
rediff.com SHOCKING: Ch'garh cops asks martyr's kin to return money spent on funeral 04/15
ibnlive.in.com PUCL Chhattisgarh unit condemns recent Maoist attacks 04/15
ibnlive.in.com Chhattisgarh govt to give out-of-turn promotions to STF jawans 04/15
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 4 Naxal attacks in 72 hrs: The inside story 04/15
ibnlive.in.com Naxals kill abducted police constable in Chhattisgarh 04/15
ibnlive.in.com 60 landmines found; plan to attack security forces foiled 04/14
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Maoist issue: V K Singh opposes deploying Army 04/14
ibnlive.in.com Kidnapping bid foiled; four held 04/14
thehindu.com Fighting a futile war 04/14
telegraphindia.com 'Maoists' kidnap 7 on state border 04/14
ibnlive.in.com V K Singh opposes deploying army in Maoist-hit areas 04/14
bbc.co.uk 'Desperate' Maoist rebels 04/14
rediff.com Naxal ultras kill BSF jawan in Chhattisgarh attack 04/13
ibnlive.in.com Chhattisgarh: Third Naxal attack in 48 hours, BSF soldier killed in gunbattle in Kanker district 04/13
thehindu.com Third Maoist attack in 72 hours: four policemen killed in Bastar 04/13
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Another attack: Naxals kill jawan in Chhattisgarh 04/13
ibnlive.in.com BSF head constable killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh 04/13
ibnlive.in.com Chhattisgarh: Four security personnel killed, 7 injured in landmine blast triggered by Naxals 04/13
ibnlive.in.com Chhattisgarh: Second Naxal attack in 24 hours, 8 security personnel injured in landmine blast ... 04/13
dnaindia.com Naxal attack: 8 security personnel injured in landmine blast in Dantewada 04/13
ibnlive.in.com Naxal wanted by Maha police arrested in MP 04/13