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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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dnaindia.com Hardcore Maoist, accused in 10 cases, arrested in Bihar by the Special Task Force 04/19
thehindu.com Fair & peaceful, so far 04/18
zeenews.india.com Lok Sabha polls: Moderate to high voter turnout in 5th phase, halfway mark crossed 04/18
france24.com India heads to polls in single-biggest day of voting 04/17
dnaindia.com 42% ignore Maoist threat to vote in Jharkhand 04/17
dnaindia.com Lok Sabha Elections 2014 LIVE: Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh see 40% polling at 3 pm; Over two thirds of Manipur votes 04/17
stripes.com India struggles with rebel threats during election 04/17
bombaynews.net Moderate polling in Chhattisgarh 04/17
news.com.au India election marred by rebel threats 04/17
bombaynews.net Maoists blast railway track school in Jharkhand 04/17
bombaynews.net Polling begins for six seats in Jharkhand 04/17
bombaynews.net Four troopers injured in Jharkhand Maoist attack 04/17
bombaynews.net Over a quarter vote in Jharkhand 04/17
aljazeera.com Voting begins on India's biggest polling day 04/17
foxnews.com India struggles to cope with deadly Maoist rebel attacks during world's biggest election 04/17
dnaindia.com Lok Sabha Elections: How does 'tech-capital' Bangalore get 54% voters, when violence hit state of Jharkhand stuns with 62%? 04/17
dnaindia.com CRPF jawans among five injured in Jharkhand poll violence 04/17
greaterkashmir.com Moderate to high turnout in 5th phase of Lok Sabha poll 04/17
bombaynews.net 14 percent polling in Jharkhand 04/17
telegraphindia.com FREEDOM FROM FEAR 04/17
bombaynews.net Chhattisgarh records 62 percent polling 04/17
bombaynews.net Jharkhand sees 62 percent polling despite Maoist violence 04/17
bombaynews.net Maoists blast bridge in Jharkhand 04/16
ndtv.com Seven Bihar constituencies go to poll tomorrow 04/16
bombaynews.net Jharkhand votes for six seats Thursday 04/16
bombaynews.net IIT-educated real estate baron in Bihar poll fray 04/16
telegraphindia.com For once, Saranda is hopeful 04/16
ipsnews.net Conflict Fuels Child Labour in India 04/15
ndtv.com Murder, extortion charges no barrier in India's election 04/14
bombaynews.net Jharkhand CM likens Babulal Marandis party to Maoists 04/14
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Did CRPF men's complacency cost lives in Bastar? 04/13
dnaindia.com Repoll in Bihar amid Maoist attack on polling personnel, only 42% voting 04/13
bombaynews.net Maoists attack polling party in Bihar no casualty 04/13
bombaynews.net Two landmines found in Jharkhand police issue advisory 04/13
bombaynews.net Bengal districts asked to heighten vigil after Chattisgarh Maoist strike 04/13
telegraphindia.com Aerial lessons for poll twin in blast toll 04/13
da.feedsportal.com Naxals attack officials on election duty in Chhattisgarh; 6-7 hurt, say sources 04/12
bbc.co.uk Deadly blasts hit India vote staff 04/12
aljazeera.com Indian Maoists attack election officials 04/12
reuters.com Maoist rebels kill 13 in blasts in Indian state 04/12
turkishpress.com 12 killed in 'Maoist attacks' in central India 04/12
foxnews.com Indian police say Maoist rebels kill 12 in jungle ambushes in anti-election campaign 04/12
nzherald.co.nz Rebels kill 12 in anti-election campaign in India 04/12
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Chhattisgarh: Maoists attack polling parties, 12 killed 04/12
da.feedsportal.com Poll officials, CRPF jawans among 12 killed in two Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh 04/12
rediff.com Ch'garh: 6 poll personnel, 5 CRPF jawans killed in two Naxal strikes 04/12
dw.de Maoist rebels kill 13 in Chhattisgarh state in attempt to disrupt India elections 04/12
ndtv.com Jharkhand on alert as police fear Maoist attacks 04/12
telegraphindia.com Bomb and bear exact poll price 04/12
greaterkashmir.com 14 killed as Maoists strike in Chhattisgarh 04/12
bombaynews.net Six killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack 04/12
punchng.com Bomb blasts kill 12 in India 04/12
ibnlive.in.com Chhattisgarh: Naxals strike again, twin attack claims 12 lives 04/12
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 6 CRPF men among 15 killed in Chhattisgarh 04/12
france24.com Deadly bomb explosion kills Indian election officials 04/12
pmnewsnigeria.com 14 dead in India poll-related violence 04/12
telegraphindia.com Dilemma on poll troops 04/12
ndtv.com Twin Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh; poll officials, CRPF jawans among 13 killed 04/12
rediff.com Bijapur: Two CRPF jawans injured in Naxal blast 04/11
bombaynews.net Three cylinder bombs defused after school blast in Bihar 04/11
india.blogs.nytimes.com India Ink: India Election Digest: April 11 04/11
voanews.com Polls Close in Third Phase of Indian Elections 04/10
dnaindia.com Two CRPF jawans killed in Bihar before start of polling 04/10
dnaindia.com Polling begins in six seats in Bihar, Maoist attack in Munger 04/10
dw.de Indians head to the polls in first major day of general election 04/10
dnaindia.com Lok Sabha Elections 2014 LIVE: Maoists have looted EVM in the Kotpad area of Odisha 04/10
dnaindia.com About a quarter of voters cast their votes in Chattisgarh's Bastar by afternoon 04/10
bombaynews.net A quarter of Bastar votes 04/10
bombaynews.net 53 percent voting in Bihar two CRPF men die in blast 04/10
voanews.com Bomb Kills 2 Indian Soldiers as Voting Begins in Bihar 04/10
dnaindia.com Lok Sabha Elections 2014 LIVE: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal cast their vote in Delhi 04/10
panorama.am Indians vote on key election day 04/10
bombaynews.net Voting on in Bastar 04/10
bombaynews.net Two troopers killed in Bihar blast 04/10
bombaynews.net Polling sluggish in Bastars Maoist dominated areas 04/10
huffingtonpost.com India's National Elections Enter Crucial Phase 04/10
rediff.com In a two-way race, a voice emerges from Bastar's margins 04/10
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Lok Sabha polls: High turnout in 91 seats in phase 3, Chandigarh tops with 74% 04/10
voanews.com Bomb Kills 2 Indian Soldiers During Key Election Day 04/10
bombaynews.net 11 percent voting in Jharkhand 04/10
bombaynews.net Bihar balloting picks up amid incidents of violence 04/10
bombaynews.net One-third electors vote in Jharkhand 04/10
ndtv.com In Naxal-affected Lok Sabha seats, several attempts to disrupt polls 04/10
bombaynews.net Millions vote - peacefully - across India 04/10
bombaynews.net Over 50 percent voting in Bastar two troopers injured 04/10
bombaynews.net 300 students hit as Maoists blow up Bihar school 04/10
bombaynews.net Jharkhand witnesses 58.03 percent polling 04/10
bombaynews.net Nearly half of Bastar votes two troopers injured 04/10
telegraphindia.com 52% turnout in Bastar amid firing 04/10
telegraphindia.com From booth No. 36, a message for Ramesh 04/10
telegraphindia.com Power of black defies Red threat 04/10
ibnlive.in.com Lok Sabha polls live: Voting picks up, Naxals loot EVM in Koraput in Odisha 04/09
rediff.com Two CRPF men injured in Naxal blast in Chhattisgarh 04/09
rediff.com C'garh: Day before polls, Naxals ambush CRPF patrol, kill 2 commandos 04/09
foxnews.com Maoist rebels kill 3 government soldiers ahead of voting in central India state 04/09
rediff.com Bihar govt issues shoot-at-sight orders anticipating poll violence 04/09
zeenews.india.com Naxals easily blending into tribal identity: CRPF DG 04/09
zeenews.india.com Bihar, Jharkhand to cooperate for air patrolling 04/09
bombaynews.net Eleven bombs found in two Bihar constituencies 04/09
news.com.au Suspected rebels kill two Indian soldiers 04/09