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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: 58% salary hike for jawans fighting Naxalites 06/30 Madheshi parties tear up draft constitution in Nepal assembly 06/30 Chhattisgarh: 3 Maoists arrested in Dantewada district 06/28 Jun 28: How Maharashtra robbed Dr Saibaba of his rights 06/28 Ranchi-Vijayawada highway to be completed by March 2017 06/27 No casualties in Latehar train accident, confirm Rail officials 06/24 Suspected Maoists blow up rail track in Jharkhand`s Latehar, Palamu Express derails 06/23 Maoists blow up track, Palamu Express derails 06/23 Palamu Express derails following blast in Jharkhand 06/23 Maoist open fire in Dantewada market, jawan killed 06/20 Chhattisgarh police conducting 'surgical ops' against naxals, says senior officer 06/19 Over 15,000 killed in Naxal violence since 1980: Ministry of Home Affairs 06/14 Statement on recent encounter killings in Jharkhand 06/14 SHOCKING: 12,177 people have died in Naxal violence since 1980 06/14 Love in Maoist heartland: 2 married women elope 06/12 Jun 11: A marriage of unspeakable horrors and unbreakable bonds 06/11 CRPF in favour of use of unmanned aircraft against Maoists 06/10 Fake combat cry in Palamau 06/10 India says Maoist fighters killed in gun battle 06/09 Indian police kill 12 Maoist rebels in eastern stronghold 06/09 12 Naxals killed in encounter in Jharkhand 06/09 12 rebels killed in forest battle 06/09 Maoist leader shuns rebel outfit after falling in love 06/09 India police kill '12 Maoist rebels' 06/09 Indian police kill a dozen communist rebels during firefight in Jharkhand 06/09 12 suspected Maoists killed in eastern India 06/09 Indian police say they killed 12 Maoist rebels in a clash in their eastern stronghold 06/08 12 Maoists killed in police encounter in Jharkhand 06/08 Indian police kill 12 Maoist rebels in eastern stronghold 06/08 12 Maoist militants killed in eastern India, police say 06/08 Police kill 12 Maoist rebels in India's troubled east 06/08 Tribals said they would become Naxals as non-tribals are grabbing their land: Ch Vidyasagar Rao 06/07 Rs 150-cr police stations: Chhattisgarh's new weapon against Naxals 06/05 Tribal 'sacrificed' in Jharkhand for rain 06/01 Naxals obstacle to development: Rajnath Singh 05/31 2 IEDs recovered in Chhaittisgarh ahead of Rajnath's visit 05/30 IB alert on Maoist attack in Bihar to avenge killing of woman leader 05/30 Strong strategy would be devised against Naxals: Rajnath Singh 05/30 Hunt on for kids in Maoist dens 05/29 Rebels set vehicles on fire on GT Road 05/25 Maoists torch 32 vehicles on GT Road in Bihar 05/25 CPI condemns Parrikar`s `terrorist` remarks 05/24 Maoists call Bihar-Jharkhand bandh from Monday 05/24 The Next Incarnation of the Salwa Judum – A Critical Note 05/22 Move to revive Salwa Judum fizzles out in Bastar 05/22 Rebel arrest digs out lost gun 05/19 Top woman Maoist carrying Rs 15 lakh award killed: CRPF IG 05/19 2 cops, 2 Maoists killed in gunbattle 05/17 Woman ultra killed, 8 arrested by security forces 05/17 INDIA-PAKISTAN: My Sanctuary Or Yours 05/17 2 policemen, 2 Maoists killed in gunbattle in Chhattisgarh 05/17 Woman Maoist commander killed on Jharkhand-Bihar border 05/17 Swarm of bees attack MLA, others in Maoist affected area 05/17 Maoists kill three jawans 05/17 Chhattisgarh: 3 policemen, 2 Naxals killed in gunbattle 05/17 Naxal violence has come down in last decade: Rajnath Singh 05/14 Naxalite violence has come down in last decade Rajnath 05/14 Three men beat up policeman, escape 05/12 CRPF jawan deployed for anti-Naxal ops in CG kills self 05/12 Chhattisgarh seeks war wiz Nagas to fight Naxals 05/11 CDRO statement opposing the re-launch of Salwa Judum in Chhattisgarh 05/11 Maoist rebels in India release 250 hostages 05/10 India's Maoist Insurgents Release 250 Hostages - Reports 05/10 Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill one, release other abducted villagers 05/10 Maoist rebels release 250 villagers in central India 05/10 Maoist rebels kill villager but release 250 others held in protest over Indian bridge 05/10 India rebels kill one hostage, release 250 others: police 05/10 Maoists threaten backlash as Mahendra Karmas son tries to revive salwa judum in Bastar 05/10 Chhattisgarh: Naxals hold 200 villagers hostage in Marenga ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit: report 05/09 Chhattisgarh: PM Narendra Modi visits Naxal hit Dantewada; addresses students at Education City 05/09 300 People Held Hostage by Indian Maoist Insurgents Ahead of Modi's Rally 05/09 Macabre drama of death will end: PM on Naxal violence 05/09 Confusion over Naxal 'hostage' situation in Chhattisgarh 05/09 PM visits Maoist-affected areas of Chhattisgarh; MoUs worth Rs 24,000cr signed 05/09 Official says efforts on to free villagers held by rebels opposing bridge in central India 05/09 Maoists take over 200 hostages in Chhattisgarh 05/09 PM urges Maoists to give up the gun 05/09 In Chhattisgarh, Naxals abduct 500 villagers but police boss denies report 05/09 Chhattisgarh: Naxals oppose PM Narendra Modi's visit, disrupt services 05/09 Confusion over 'hostage' situation in Chhattisgarh during PM 05/09 Naxals oppose Modi's Ch'garh visit, create disturbances 05/09 Macabre drama of death will end: PM on Maoist violence 05/09 300 abducted in Chhattisgarh ahead of PM visit 05/09 Indian rebels hold 250 villagers to stop bridge construction 05/09 Efforts on to rescue hostages in Chhattisgarh: Rajnath 05/09 250 villagers abducted by Naxals in C'garh on eve of PM's 05/09 Indian Maoists take 250 villagers hostage: officials 05/09 Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill 1 hostage, free rest 05/09 Leftwing Naxalite rebels take 200 villagers hostage in central India 05/09 Maoists abduct villagers, free all but one who is beaten to 05/09 Chhattisgarh: Maoists abduct 400 villagers, beat one to death, free others 05/09 Maoist rebels abduct 250 villagers in central India 05/09 Bridge triggers Maoist strike 05/09 Call to Naxalites to lay down arms 05/09 India accuses Maoist rebels of abducting 250 villagers 05/09 200-250 villagers taken hostage by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, confirms CM Raman Singh 05/09 Maoists kill 1 hostage release rest in Chhattisgarh 05/09 Live: Ahead of PM visit, Maoists hold 300 hostage in Chhattisgarh's Sukma dist 05/09 Maoist threat mars PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Chhattisgarh 05/09 Maoists block road in Kanker ahead of PM's visit to C'garh 05/08