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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: Kolkata: “Footprints of Foot Soldiers: Experiences and Recollections of the Naxalite Movement 1960s and 70s”, Nov 27 11/26 63 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh 11/26 Rebel attack after vote day 11/26 Jharkhand Chief Secy condemns torching of vehicles 11/26 A prisoner’s trials 11/26 First phase Jharkhand polls underway, 12 pc polling till 9AM 11/25 26.5% turnout recorded in Jharkhand 11/25 26.5 pc votes till 11 AM,sporadic incidents in Jharkhand polls 11/25 Good turnout in Jharkhand as voters defy Maoists 11/25 472 Naxals surrendered this year, highest in 3 years: Govt 11/25 Jharkhand voters defy Maoists, cast ballot 11/25 Rajnath lauds high voter turnout in Kashmir Jharkhand 11/25 New Delhi: Unshackle Campus Democracy, Nov 26 11/25 Polling in 13 Maoist-affected seats of Jharkhand on Tuesday 11/24 Polling in 13 Maoist-affected seats of Jharkhand tomorrow 11/24 13 Jharkhand seats go to polls in first phase today 11/24 Naxals planning attack on RJD, JVM in Jharkhand; Pak militants want J&K polls boycotted in Valley: Intel report 11/24 Voters Brave the Cold to Vote in J&K; Polling in Jharkhand Too: 10 Developments 11/24 Polling under way for first phase of J&K, Jharkhand polls 11/24 First phase of assembly polls in Jharkhand Tuesday 11/24 BJP banks on 'Modi magic' as rivals flounder 11/24 BJP responsible for spread of Maoism in Jharkhand Sonia Gandhi 11/23 Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand Get Into Poll Mood As Campaigning Ends For First Phase 11/23 Terror activities rise in India by 70 per cent: Global Index 11/23 Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J-K, Jharkhand 11/23 Eight suspected Maoists arrested in Bihar 11/23 Sonia blames BJP for Maoist crisis in Jharkhand 11/23 PLFI ultras exchange fire with cops, no injury 11/22 India calls Islamic State a big threat on cyber world : November 22, 2014, 3:27 pm 11/22 Battered Khunti girl rescued 11/22 Drop guns and participate in nation-building: Modi to Maoists 11/21 Maoist Movement in the age of “Pracharaks’ of Corporate Loot and War 11/21 Six CRPF men injured in gun-battle with naxals 11/21 Maoist camp demolished in Jharkhand 11/21 Naxals Hit Indian Air Force Chopper, Ambush CRPF Patrol Party 11/21 Maoist camp demolished in Jharkhand 11/21 Three security personnel injured in blast by Naxals in Chhattisgarh: Police 11/21 Three security personnel injured in blast by Naxals: Police 11/21 Maoists fire at IAF chopper in Chhattisgarh 11/21 Study rings terror alarm 11/21 16 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district 11/20 PM Narendra Modi`s Jharkhand rallies on Naxals-IM radar? 11/20 Neel Mukherjee on Costa Book Awards shortlist 11/19 Ex-Greyhounds cop held for kidnapping bid of pharma tycoon 11/19 Campaign gains momentum in Jharkhand 11/17 Rajnath Singh appeals to Maoists to give up violence 11/17 Two Naxals gunned down in C'garh 11/17 Two Naxals gunned down in Chattisgarh 11/17 First women commandos team deployed in jungles of Maoist affected areas 11/17 Botched surgeries: Maoists seek C'garh CM's resignation 11/16 Anti-Naxal ops: First women commandos team deployed in jungles 11/16 Ten Maoists surrender, six arrested in Chhattisgarh 11/16 Sterilisation tragedy: Maoists seek Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's resignation 11/16 Indian Air Force is capable of facing all challenges: RK Jolly 11/14 Eight illegal minigun factories busted; one held 11/14 Rajnath Singh's advice to Reds: Forget Mao 11/13 Red bomb in poll pockets 11/13 Rajnath Singh appeals to Naxals to shun violence, join mainstream 11/13 Four Maoists arrested and as many surrender before the police 11/12 Security forces launch massive anti-Maoist drive in Jharkhand 11/12 Maoist, Indian Mujahideen threat loom on Jharkhand polls 11/11 400 kg explosive, 1700 detonators seized in poll-bound Jharkhand 11/10 400 kg explosive, detonators seized in poll-bound J'khand 11/10 Four Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh 11/09 Naxals set vehicles afire, block roads during bandh 11/08 Maoist bandh: Normal life affected in Odisha 11/08 Centre asks Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir governments to tighten security ahead of polls 11/08 Govt asks Jharkhand, J&K to beef up security for polls 11/07 C'garh Police warns of Naxal attack in Bijapur 11/07 Naxals raid 14 deposits of NMDC; set poclain machine on fire 11/06 Three Maoists held in Bijapur, weapons seized 11/04 Another 18 Maoists surrender before cops in C'garh 11/03 Naxal Group People's Liberation Front of India Guns Down Seven in Jharkhand 11/03 Two Maoist commanders arrested in Chhattisgarh state 11/03 Two top Maoist commanders arrested in Chhattisgarh 11/03 Woman Maoist commander arrested in Chhattisgarh 11/02 ‘Colours of the Cage’: The memoir of a political prisoner in India 11/02 Hope C'garh will get rid of Naxal menace in few months: Guv 11/01 Six People Drown as Boat Capsizes in Bihar 11/01 12 maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh 11/01 Four Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh state's Bastar district 10/30 Missing kids anger SC 10/30 Kids smuggled for domestic-help industry 10/30 Five Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh 10/29 Two Maoists arrested by security forces in Chhattisgarh 10/28 C'garh: 3 ultras surrender citing 'ill-treatment' by sr cadres 10/27 HR-CREMATION 2 LAST 10/26 5-phase poll too exhaustive, say Jharkhand parties 10/25 Encounter between forces-Maoists 10/25 Five Maoists carrying Rs 26 lakh on their head arrested 10/24 CRPF screens films in Naxal-hit areas to connect with tribals 10/24 Crude gun manufacturing unit unearthed, two held 10/23 Woman Naxal commander surrenders after brother persuades her 10/23 Maoist killed in gun battle between security forces and rebels 10/21 4 Maoists held 10/20 Seven Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh 10/19 Human trafficker couple arrested in Delhi 10/19 Security forces defuse five landmines, seize explosives 10/19 Jawan killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma 10/18 Senior CAF officer suspended after Naxals kill a jawan 10/18