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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: Maoists torch 32 vehicles on GT Road in Bihar 05/25 Rebels set vehicles on fire on GT Road 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 Maoists call for boycott of PMs visit to Chhattisgarh 05/08 CoBRA jawan injured in Jharkhand Maoist encounter 05/06 Top Maoist leader arrested in Jharkhand 05/05 Naxal commander gunned down in Chhattisgarh 05/01 Crackdown in Sukma vital for police to combat Naxal menace 04/24 Abducted village official found dead in Bastar 04/24 Maoist call Bihar-Jharkhand bandh on Saturday 04/23 35 Maoists killed 15 injured in April 11 attack in Chhattisgarh Surrendered Maoist claims 04/21 35 Maoists killed in ambush in Chhattisgarh 04/21 Cops claim rebel loss 04/21 Two TPC operatives arrested 04/20 Three wanted Maoists surrender in Odisha 04/20 BSF camp attack: Maoist couple nabbed 04/18 Maoists launch tactical counter-offensive in Jharkhand 04/18 Woman Maoist surrenders in Warangal 04/18 Minor girl recounts her terrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Maoist 04/17 Bihar sounds high alert as police seizes Maoist arms 04/15 CG police demands money spent on last rites from martyr family 04/15 SHOCKING: Ch'garh cops asks martyr's kin to return money spent on funeral 04/15 PUCL Chhattisgarh unit condemns recent Maoist attacks 04/15 Chhattisgarh govt to give out-of-turn promotions to STF jawans 04/15 4 Naxal attacks in 72 hrs: The inside story 04/15 Naxals kill abducted police constable in Chhattisgarh 04/15 60 landmines found; plan to attack security forces foiled 04/14 Maoist issue: V K Singh opposes deploying Army 04/14 Kidnapping bid foiled; four held 04/14 Fighting a futile war 04/14 'Maoists' kidnap 7 on state border 04/14 V K Singh opposes deploying army in Maoist-hit areas 04/14 'Desperate' Maoist rebels 04/14 Naxal ultras kill BSF jawan in Chhattisgarh attack 04/13 Chhattisgarh: Third Naxal attack in 48 hours, BSF soldier killed in gunbattle in Kanker district 04/13 Third Maoist attack in 72 hours: four policemen killed in Bastar 04/13 Another attack: Naxals kill jawan in Chhattisgarh 04/13 BSF head constable killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh 04/13 Chhattisgarh: Four security personnel killed, 7 injured in landmine blast triggered by Naxals 04/13 Chhattisgarh: Second Naxal attack in 24 hours, 8 security personnel injured in landmine blast ... 04/13 Naxal attack: 8 security personnel injured in landmine blast in Dantewada 04/13 Naxal wanted by Maha police arrested in MP 04/13