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India - Naxalites

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 Big explosives seizure in UP, Maoist link suspected 08/25
rediff.com CRPF jawan injured in pressure bomb blast in Chhasttisgarh 08/21
rediff.com Hoisting the Tricolour in the Maoist heartland 08/18
telegraphindia.com Four Naxals killed in Dantewada 08/17
zeenews.india.com Naxal commander killed in encounter in Bastar 08/16
rediff.com Why Soni Sori plans to hoist the Tiranga in Maoist heartland 08/09
telegraphindia.com Symbol of women's empowerment goes kaput 08/08
dnaindia.com Delhi: Clashes between BJP's student wing University Teachers' Association turn violent 08/08
telegraphindia.com 3 Naxals killed in Dantewada 08/05
dnaindia.com IED planted in 2008 in Chhattisgarh, recovered 07/31
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Chhattisgarh IAS officer gets notice for FB post 07/27
zeenews.india.com Red Corridor to be redrawn - Know how many districts will be taken off Naxalite–Maoist insurgency list 07/25
dnaindia.com 13 new armed police battalions, including a 'Bastariya' battalion, to be raised to tackle Naxals 07/24
dnaindia.com Pregnant woman in Naxal zone reaches hospital safely, thanks to CRPF 07/22
rediff.com Maoist couple carrying Rs 9 lakh reward surrenders 07/21
news18.com Dreaded Maoist Couple Surrender in Odisha 07/21
zeenews.india.com NIA seeks assistance of six countries in ISIS case probe 07/20
dnaindia.com Gaya Naxal encounter: 10 CRPF commandos killed, five injured in IED blast in Bihar 07/19
news18.com 10 CRPF Commandos Killed in Naxal IED Blast in Bihar 07/19
dnaindia.com Bihar: 10 COBRA commandos killed in Maoist attack; Rajnath Singh assures Bihar govt of help 07/19
telegraphindia.com Sitting-duck whiff in deadly Maoist strike 07/19
news18.com Attack on CRPF Commandos: Rajnath Assures Bihar Govt of Help 07/19
zeenews.india.com Lok Sabha calls for `zero tolerance` against terrorism 07/19
thehindu.com 10 CRPF commandos killed by Naxals in Bihar 07/19
dnaindia.com Gaya Naxal attack: PM Modi expresses grief over loss of lives of CRPF personnel 07/19
timesofindia.indiatimes.com ISIS operatives were in touch with Naxalites: NIA 07/19
dailytimes.com.pk Maoist ambush in east India kills 10 police commandos 07/19
telegraphindia.com IS suspects linked to Maoist bomb drill 07/19
aljazeera.com Maoist rebels kill 10 paramilitary soldiers in India 07/19
telegraphindia.com 10 CRPF commandos die in Naxal ambush in Bihar's Aurangabad area 07/19
telegraphindia.com Ambush finger at intelligence gaps 07/19
telegraphindia.com CM Das woos investors in IT city 07/19
globalsecurity.org Maoist rebels kill 10 Indian paramilitary soldiers in ambush 07/19
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Four Maoists gunned down in Bihar encounter 07/18
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Maoists kill 10 CRPF commandos in Bihar 07/18
foxnews.com Communist rebels kill 8 Indian paramilitary soldiers 07/18
rediff.com 8 CRPF commandos killed in IED blast in Bihar 07/18
cpj.org CPJ announces 2016 International Press Freedom Award winners 07/18
zeenews.india.com Chhattisgarh Government fulfils dream of tribal girl affected by Maoist violence 07/14
telegraphindia.com National tribal body blames police 07/13
telegraphindia.com Darbhanga engineer killer in cop net 07/11
timesofindia.indiatimes.com CRPF's 'Bastariya boys' to fight Reds 07/11
thehindu.com Five killed in Odisha during anti-Maoist operation 07/09
jamestown.org India Treads a Delicate Line With State-Sponsorship of Anti-Maoist Groups 07/08
thehindu.com Maoist insurgency could not be tackled only with military approach: Awasthi 06/29
rediff.com The National Highway: The Kashmir Valley's death trap 06/29
news18.com Six Killed by Suspected Naxals on the Outskirts of Ranchi 06/28
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: 10 Maoists surrender in Bastar 06/28
zeenews.india.com Three Naxals shot dead by security forces in Chhattisgarh 06/28
zeenews.india.com Naxalism will be rooted out soon: Rajnath Singh 06/27
zeenews.india.com Maoists blow up building, torch vehicles in Jharkhand 06/24
dnaindia.com Jharkhand Maoists acquiring lethal M-16 rifles 06/23
news18.com BJP MP on Hunger Strike in Delhi, Swamy Calls Kejriwal a 'Naxalite' 06/20
telegraphindia.com 7 boys flee remand home 06/20
dnaindia.com BJP vs Kejriwal: Swamy joins MP Mahesh Girri in protest against Delhi CM, calls him a 'Naxalite' 06/20
dnaindia.com Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Naxals to shun violence, join peace talks 06/18
rediff.com 1 CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand 06/17
sanhati.com Updates on the Current Hunger Strike of Soni Sori 06/16
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Selfie craze lands top naxal, wife in trouble 06/15
telegraphindia.com BJP nominees win,Cong, JMM cry foul 06/11
telegraphindia.com Kobad to stay in jail 06/11
telegraphindia.com Leopard count up in Red land 06/09
dnaindia.com Naxals attack ITBP camp in Chhattisgarh; four rockets fired 06/09
zeenews.india.com RESPECT: Beating all odds, this girl clears matric exam; she cycled 24 kms every day to attend school 06/06
dnaindia.com Three women maoists surrender in Vizag 06/01
telegraphindia.com Rebels in Gumla gun down undercover cop 05/31
zeenews.india.com Bihar Board class 10th results: More than 50 percent students fail in exams - Is this the reason? 05/30
telegraphindia.com Rescue revives fear of kidnap gangs 05/29
thehindu.com Bihar ex-Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s convoy attacked, vehicles set on fire 05/26
news18.com Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manhji's Pilot Vehicle Set on Fire 05/26
sanhati.com Chhattisgarh: PUCL Statement condemning police and state administration’s threat of criminal prosecution against fact-finding team 05/25
timesofindia.indiatimes.com DFO of parched Sukma has pool built in govt bungalow 05/22
telegraphindia.com Bihar whiff in Chatra school rape-&-kill 05/20
sanhati.com Gladson Dungdung deplaned from flight to London – PUDR Statement 05/19
rediff.com Aditya Sachdeva murder: Look where Rocky, parents are 05/17
rediff.com Naxals attack CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh, 1 jawan killed 05/17
telegraphindia.com Copter strikes to remote rebel dens 05/16
rediff.com Gaya road rage: Rocky 'confesses' to killing teen 05/14
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Rocky cited 'threat from Naxals' to get gun licence 05/13
dnaindia.com Police kills two naxals in Sukma district 05/11
sanhati.com Delhi: Dharna by Chhattisgarh journalists against arrests, May 10 05/08
zeenews.india.com Jadavpur students, ABVP on collision course; Governor seeks report 05/07
sanhati.com A tribute to our departed comrade Satnam 04/30
dnaindia.com Naxals set ablaze vehicles, bridge building equipment 04/27
rediff.com 'Anybody who does not agree with them is anti-national' 04/27
zeenews.india.com Naxals maintain close ties with foreign Maoist groups in Philippines, Europe: Govt 04/26
zeenews.india.com Lt Colonel Purohit kept Army officials in loop while carrying out intelligence activities: Report 04/24
zeenews.india.com Naxals blow up school in Bihar`s Jamui 04/23
rediff.com Acute water crisis forces <I>bahus</I> to leave for <I>sasural</I> in Bihar 04/20
telegraphindia.com SC spotlight on Chhattisgarh rights abuses 04/20
dnaindia.com Jharkhand: Bomb blast at under-construction Constable Training Centre 04/20
dnaindia.com Rajnath Singh to Naxals: Shun violence, we can have talks 04/16
zeenews.india.com In Chhattisgarh, Rajnath Singh tells Naxals to shun violence for talks 04/16
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: Naxals torch 4 vehicles, open fire on security forces 04/15
zeenews.india.com Police personnel killed in IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur 04/14
rediff.com Chhattisgarh: Constable killed in blast triggered by Naxals 04/14
frontline.in Battle for minerals 04/13
frontline.in War on Bastar 04/13
frontline.in ‘Our troubles are endless’ 04/13
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: 122 Naxals surrender in Sukma 04/10