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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: CoBRA jawan injured in face-off with naxals 03/31 Naxalite nabbed in Rajnandgaon district 03/31 Cops SIT up to probe Naxalite cases 03/29 BSF jawan hurt in pressure bomb blast in Kanker 03/29 Intelligence vacuum hampers operations in Maoist hotbed 03/25 Treasure island This Jharkhand emerald mine adds Rs 25 lakh to Maoist war chests every month 03/24 Hardcore Naxal arrested in Pakur 03/24 Security forces bust Maoist hideout, recover explosives 03/22 Maoists kill three members of Shahdeo family 03/22 Two jawans killed one injured in encounter with Maoists in Gadchiroli 03/22 More than 50% of guerrillas women, says Maoist leader 03/17 Save Democracy Forum demands speedy probe into nun gangrape 03/15 7,000 detonators, 3,000 explosives seized from Maoist hideouts 03/14 Maoist leader with Rs 20 lakh bounty escapes police trap 03/13 Hardcore Maoist found dead in Bihars Gaya district 03/12 Bodies of two villagers who were abducted by Maoists found 03/11 Sarpanch abducted, killed by Maoists 03/11 Diseases, not Maoists, kill most CRPF men 03/10 Three alleged Maoists arrested 03/10 Central schemes force Maoists to review strategy 03/06 Saranda template for 10 Maoist hubs 03/04 Three suspected Maoist leaders held, firearms seized 03/04 STF to investigate important Maoist cases 03/04 Naxals extorting money from traders, industrialists: Govt 03/03 Massive security cover for International Fleet Review 03/03 Odisha Govt seeks two copters for anti-Maoist operations 03/02 Chandigarh Police reach out to people via radio to combat Naxalism 03/01 C'garh police take radio route to combat Naxalism 03/01 CRPF seeks tribals' support to thwart evil designs of Maoists 02/27 Naxal attack: Delhi govt to award Rs 1 cr to slain jawan's family 02/26 Two wanted Maoists surrender in C'garh 02/26 2 killed, 10 injured as Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle 02/24 Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle in Bihar, 7 injured 02/24 IB chief discusses law and order situation with Jharkhand CM 02/23 3 days with CRPF female squad in Chhattisgarhs Red corridor 02/22 Security cover of former Ministers, Meira Kumar withdrawn 02/21 India- Z-plus security for Lalu Raman Singh likely to be withdrawn 02/21 Maoist regional HQ destroyed 3 arrested in Bihar 02/21 Maoists go on rampage in parts of Bastar region, kill 2 02/19 60 IEDs found during operation against Maoists 02/18 Naxals kill jawan in Chhattisgarh 02/17 India among 60 nations to attend White House summit on terror 02/17 SOG busts two Maoist camps in Odisha 02/17 Tribals gherao police station in Chg, demand Maoist's release 02/16 CAF constable killed, another injured in alleged Maoist blast 02/16 India, over 60 other nations to attend White House summit on terror 02/16 Huge explosive haul recovered in Lohardaga 02/14 Home ministry wants more south India districts under anti-Naxalite scheme 02/14 Called 'anarchists' and 'Naxals', AAP supporters celebrate as Arvind Kejriwal takes over as ... 02/14 Maoists attack road construction company office in Bihar 02/14 Maoists kill one in Angul 02/13 Feb 13: Naxal operation to start before monsoon 02/13 Jharkhand: Maoist blow up railway tracks; protest amendment of Land Acquistion Act 02/12 Modi forgot he was Indias PM not BJPs AAPs Kumar Vishwas 02/12 Railway tracks blown up, train services disrupted 02/12 Rajnath reviews development work in extremism-hit states 02/09 Home Minister Rajnath Singh calls CMs to plan decisive action against Maoists 02/09 Centre promises help to intensify devp works in Naxal areas 02/09 Battling Naxals in Bastar: Rajnath Singh chairs meeting of four CMs 02/09 Two-pronged Maoist battle in Bastar 02/09 Naxal commander, two accomplices arrested in Jharkhand 02/08 Fight against Naxals: Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of four CMs 02/08 Three CRPF men injured in blast by Naxals 02/08 Naxals kill farmer in Gadchiroli district 02/07 IED found from naxal-hit area in Chhattisgarh 02/06 Chhattisgarh: EC recommends removal of Dantewada collector 02/04 68% turnout in 3rd phase of C'garh panchayat polls 02/04 Raghubar Das govt looks to tackle Maoist hurdle to development 02/03 Maoist rebels kill 2 policemen in ambush in central India 02/03 Probe begins in Naxal ambush; "informant" under police lens 02/03 Two policemen killed, six injured in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh 02/03 BJP opposes special package for surrender of Naxals 02/03 Agarwal community is the backbone of country’s economy, Kejriwal says 02/02 Chhattisgarh: SHO among 2 cops killed in Naxal ambush, 6 hurt 02/02 Two policemen killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack 02/02 BJP poses questions to Kejriwal on choice of candidates, VAT 02/02 Indian police die in Maoist attack 02/02 70 pc voter turnout in 2nd phase of C'garh panchayat polls 02/01 Engineers, labourers 'abducted' by Naxals; freed later 02/01 Key Maharashtra Police post to combat terrorism downgraded 01/31 Maoists blow up mobile tower in Bihar 01/31 Naxal Attack: Sarpanch reportedly killed in Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh 01/31 Maoists beat villagers, torch vehicles in Bihar 01/30 Hindu outfit protests at AAP office 01/29 WINNING: India And The Maoist Message 01/29 68 per cent voting in 1st phase of panchayat polls in C'garh 01/28 Naxals attack booths, security forces during panchayat poll 01/28 Bihar celebrates Republic Day with joy 01/26 Naxalism a disease, will soon be wiped out of C'garh, says Guv 01/26 CRPF opens combat-support hospitals in Naxal hotbed of Bastar 01/26 Maoists call for shutdown in Jharkhand over Barack Obama's India visit 01/26 4 Maoist militia members held in Vizag 01/25 Two Maoist 'supporters' held in C'garh 01/25 AAP's barb against Kiran Bedi finds its way onto autorickshaws 01/24 AAP's barb against Bedi finds its way onto autorickshaws 01/24 Wanted woman Naxal held in Chhattisgarh 01/23 Blast kills two in India as security tightened for Republic Day 01/23 Wanted woman Naxal held in C'garh 01/23 Two killed in bomb blast in eastern India as security tightened for Republic Day 01/22 Maoists seek Rs 1 crore and firearms as levy from Railways 01/21