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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: Villager's throat slit by suspected Maoists 12/18 Mock drill by police in Bihar House 12/18 Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh asks Naxals to shun violence and join Congress 12/14 Digvijay asks Naxals to shun violence and join Congress 12/14 Digvijay asks Naxals to shun violence, join Congress 12/14 Jharkhand Records over 30 Per Cent Polling Till 11 AM 12/14 Women voters outnumber men in Jharkhand 61 percent turnout 12/14 Digvijaya Singh Asks Naxals to Shun Violence and Join Congress 12/14 61.08 Per Cent Voter Turnout in 4th Phase of Jharkhand Polls 12/14 REVIEW: The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee 12/13 15 Jharkhand seats go for polling in 4th phase tomorrow 12/13 15 Jharkhand Seats Go To Polls in Fourth Phase on Sunday 12/13 CRPF Personnel Killed in Landmine Blast in Chhattisgarh 12/13 Campaign ends for 4th phase Assembly poll in Jharkhand 12/12 Suspected Maoists set 20 vehicles on fire in Jharkhand 12/12 Campaigning Ends for Fourth Phase of Assembly Polling in Jharkhand 12/12 Uniforms in garbage: CRPF blames hospital staff 12/11 Three woman naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh 12/11 3 cops killed as bike collides with anti-landmine vehicle 12/10 Non-compliance of procedure led to Chaibasa jail break, police admits 12/10 Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on 68th birthday 12/10 Naxals extorting Rs 140 crore annually: Govt 12/10 IG visits Chaibasa jail for probe 12/10 Big voter Silli has no toilets 12/09 Encounter between Maoists and security forces in Jharkhand 12/09 Jailbreak in Jharkhand: 5 killed, over 15 escape 12/09 pc polling in 14 out of 17 seats in Jharkhand 12/09 Naxal activities in Kerala have increased manifold: Govt 12/09 Two Naxalites killed during escape bid, 3 others injured 12/09 Polling begins for third phase of Jharkhand assembly elections 12/09 Jharkhand: Prisoners throw chilli powder in faces of policemen during jailbreak, two killed but 13 flee 12/09 PM Narendra Modi wishes Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 68th birthday 12/09 Rebels flee jail, 2 killed 12/09 LIVE: 13.29% polling in Jharkhand till 10 am, 11.28% voting in J&K 12/09 Responsibility will be fixed for dumping of martyrs' 12/08 Rajnath hurt on seeing blood-stained uniforms in garbage 12/08 PM Modi Tweets Birthday Wishes to Sonia Gandhi 12/08 2 Maoists killed in gun battle with security forces 12/08 Sonia Gandhi not to celebrate birthday in solidarity with J&K, Naxal attacks 12/08 Centre has failed to protect security forces personnel, alleges Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan 12/07 Centre has failed to protect security forces personnel: Azam Khan 12/07 Forces, Naxals exchange fire; laptop seized from hideout 12/07 Anti-Naxal ops: Additional 11,000 securitymen for Bastar 12/07 Five naxals surrender in Chhatisgarh 12/06 In a tit for tat, BJP MP demands Digvijay be censured 12/05 Dasmunshi blames BJP for Jharkhand's non-development 12/05 Blog: Maoists are not born, they’re made 12/05 Malaria, Maoists came together to fell CRPF men 12/04 Photos of CRPF Martyrs' Uniforms, Abandoned, Create Controversy 12/04 CRPF Martyrs' Uniforms Insulted, Guilty to be Punished, Says Centre 12/04 Blood-stained CRPF uniforms in garbage stir row in Chhattisgarh 12/04 Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack: Would a Politician's Son Be Treated Like This, Asks Shattered Father 12/04 4 Jharkhand mines dept officials 'abducted' by Naxalites 12/04 Sukma encounter:CRPF trooper died after bleeding for over 7 hours 12/04 Chhattisgarh told to probe dumping of troopers uniforms 12/04 Naxal couple surrenders in Gadchiroli 12/04 4 govt officials abducted by Maoists in Jharkhand 12/04 4 Jharkhand Officials Kidnapped by Naxals 12/04 Committed to firmly tackle the Maoist menace, says Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh 12/03 No let up in operations to tackle Maoist menace, says Centre 12/03 Mortal remains of CRPF member consigned to flames 12/03 Government Sets Up Committee After Naxal Attack to Revisit Strategy 12/03 CRPF Officer Killed, 6 Others Injured in Grenade Attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir 12/03 CRPF martyr reaches Bokaro 12/03 Tearful farewell to the martyred Kashmiri paramilitary soldier 12/03 Centre committed to tackle Left-wing extremism Rajnath 12/03 Sukma blast: Cops' uniforms found in dustbin 12/03 Govt sets up committee after Naxal attack to revisit strategy 12/03 Government sets up committee to fine tune anti-Maoists strategy after attack 12/03 No Maoists in Telangana, claims state government 12/03 Naxals fired on CRPF party from tree-mounted LMGs in Sukma 12/02 Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 14 CRPF personnel dead; Rajnath to visit state today 12/02 Brisk polling in Jharkhand, moderate in J&K 12/02 Magazines from Delhi Organizations 12/02 Polling for 2nd phase Jharkhand Assembly election begins 12/02 After ambush, Naxals take away CRPF jawans' weapons 12/02 Brisk Polling in Jharkhand as Voters Defy Maoists 12/02 Jharkhand polls peaceful, pc voting in first four hours 12/02 How Naxals gunned down 14 CRPF personnel in 60 minutes 12/02 President Pranab Mukherjee condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh 12/02 Prez condemns killing of 14 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh 12/02 Sophisticated arms of CRPF jawans taken away by Naxals 12/02 Maoist rebels kill 13 police personnel in India 12/02 Jharkhand voters defy Maoists cast ballots 12/02 Krishna district on high alert post Chhattisgarh Naxal attack 12/02 India will overcome Maoists soon says Rajnath 12/02 Jharkhand defies Maoist threat breaks voting records 12/02 Confident of success in fight against naxalism, says Rajnath Singh 12/02 'I Salute Their Bravery': Rajnath Singh After Paying Tribute to CRPF Jawans Killed in Chhattisgarh 12/02 Attack heat on IAF rules 12/02 Jitters over CRPF boss during Sukma ambush 12/02 Maoist rebels kill Indian police 12/01 In Chhattisgarh, 13 CRPF men including 2 officers killed in Maoist ambush 12/01 Polling in 20 seats in Jharkhand on Tuesday 12/01 13 CRPF men killed in Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh 12/01 Indian police killed by Maoist rebels 12/01 Maoists kill 13 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh ambush 12/01 Maoists massacre 13 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh 12/01 Maoists kill 13 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh 12/01 Maoists gun down 13 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh 12/01