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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 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
dnaindia.com 122 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh 04/09
rediff.com Police jawan killed, another hurt in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh 04/08
telegraphindia.com Osama tracker in demand 04/07
telegraphindia.com Where cattle traders are running scared 04/03
sanhati.com Challenges to Journalism in Bastar: A report by the Fact Finding Team of the Editors Guild of India 04/03
dnaindia.com Jharkhand: Four CRPF jawans injured in IED blast in Dhanbad 04/02
zeenews.india.com Days after Dantewada attack, 4 CRPF jawans injured in Naxal-triggered IED blast in Jharkhand 04/02
telegraphindia.com Mom, employer help girl escape Maoists 04/02
telegraphindia.com Gumla girl evades rebel net 04/02
telegraphindia.com 900 state cops on Bengal duty 04/01
rediff.com Was CRPF's movements leaked to Naxals in Dantewada? 03/31
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Maoists kill 7 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh 03/30
zeenews.india.com 7 CRPF jawans killed, several injured in a blast by Maoists in Dantewada 03/30
zeenews.india.com Sonia, Rahul condemn Maoist attacks on CRPF team in Chhattisgarh 03/30
rediff.com Dantewada: 7 CRPF jawans killed in blast by Maoists 03/30
thehindu.com Seven CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh blast 03/30
sanhati.com Mar 30: Challenges To Journalism In Bastar – A report by the Fact Finding Team of the Editors Guild of India 03/30
ibnlive.com Seven CRPF personnel killed in Naxal landmine blast in Chhattisgarh 03/30
bbc.co.uk 'Maoist attack' kills Indian policemen 03/30
telegraphindia.com Jawans killed in Dantewada 03/30
dnaindia.com 'Naxalite' Kejriwal cannot be taken seriously: Subramanian Swamy 03/30
telegraphindia.com Scan on journalist arrests in Bastar 03/29
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: Fear among scribes in Bastar, says Editors Guild of India 03/29
sanhati.com Bela Bhatia Threatened: Undeclared Emergency in Bastar 03/27
sanhati.com Mar 27: ‘We would rather not report': In Bastar, journalists decide to boycott stories on police and Maoists 03/27
impunitywatch.com Indian Journalist Jailed Over Social Media Post Criticizing Police 03/26
sanhati.com Chhattisgarh PUCL statement on recent incidents 03/24
foxnews.com Indian reporter arrested after posting criticism of police 03/23
bbc.co.uk Soni Sori: Indian tribal activist 03/21
dnaindia.com Two naxals gunned down on Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border 03/20
ibnlive.com The JNU version of 'Hotel California' that is going viral 03/17
rediff.com CBI to probe 2013 Jiram valley attack 03/16
zeenews.india.com The unheard story of Abujhmad where Maoists still rule - Watch 03/15
rediff.com 57 Maoists surrender before police in Odisha 03/13
dnaindia.com 2 BSF men killed, 4 injured in Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh 03/12
timesofindia.indiatimes.com MP BJP MLA threatens to chop off babus' hands 03/12
telegraphindia.com 2 BSF men die in ambush by Naxals 03/12
rediff.com Naxals kill 2 BSF men in Chhattisgarh encounter 03/12
timesofindia.indiatimes.com BJP makes IAS officer delete pro-Rohith FB posts 03/11
sanhati.com Mar 8: Womens Day 2016: If bravery has a name, it is Soni Sori 03/09
thehindu.com My face today is the face of Bastar’s fight: Soni Sori 03/08
dnaindia.com My face today is the face of Bastar's fight, says Soni Sori in JNU 03/07
rediff.com Three CRPF men killed, 15 hurt in anti-Naxal op in Sukma 03/04
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Child soldiers reveal horrors of Naxal recruitment 03/03
telegraphindia.com Kids as bonded labour, bullet fodder 03/03
rediff.com 6 Maoists killed in gun battle in Telangana 03/01
aljazeera.com Suspected Maoists killed by Indian police in gun battle 03/01
dnaindia.com 8 Maoists killed in gunbattle on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border; weapons recovered 03/01
cpj.org Press freedom crisis in India's Chhattisgarh state deepens as two journalists flee Bastar 02/29
dnaindia.com Maoists kill two tribals for being 'police informers' 02/28
zeenews.india.com JNU should be cleansed, renamed as Subhas Chandra Bose University: Subramanian Swamy 02/27
rediff.com Advantage Mamata before Bengal polls 02/23
bbc.co.uk India activist Soni Sori attacked 02/21
bbc.co.uk Injured rights activist moved to Delhi 02/21
zeenews.india.com CPI leader D Raja should demand communists to kill his own daughter: BJP`s national secretary 02/21
ibnlive.com Chhattisgarh: Unidentified men hurl acid like chemical on AAP leader Soni Sori 02/21
ibnlive.com Acid attack: AAP leader Soni Sori flown to Delhi for treatment 02/21
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: Tribal activist Soni Sori attacked with 'acid-like chemical' 02/20
dnaindia.com Chhattisgarh: Acid attack made on activist Soni Sori in Bastar 02/20
rediff.com 4 Naxals killed, 2 CRPF jawans injured in Jharkhand 02/19
tribune.com.pk Four Indian Maoist rebels killed in gunfight 02/19
dnaindia.com Centre is ready for talks with Maoists: Rajnath Singh 02/19
dnaindia.com Celebration at JNU after massacre of 76 jawans pained me: Chhattisgarh cop 02/19
ibnlive.com Rajnath Singh reviews Maoist situation in Andhra Pradesh 02/18
sanhati.com JagLAG and Malini Subramaniam are both being evicted 02/18
dnaindia.com JNU, DU students in touch with Kashmiri extremists, says senior Maharashtra police officer 02/16
cpj.org Mob attacks Indian journalist's home, threatens her with death 02/10
thehindu.com Over 5000 villages electrified, says Goyal 02/05
sanhati.com Deprived of rights over natural resources, impoverished Adivasis get prison 02/02
telegraphindia.com U-turn moment for boy rebel 02/02
rediff.com Two women among three Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh 01/30
nzherald.co.nz Maoist rebels kill 7 policemen in eastern India 01/28
telegraphindia.com DGP admits safety chinks 01/28
dailytimes.com.pk Suspected Maoist rebels kill seven in eastern India : January 28, 2016, 12:08 pm 01/28
rediff.com 7 dead, six injured in Maoist land-mine blast in J'khand 01/28
dnaindia.com Seven dead, six injured in Maoist land-mine blast in Jharkhand 01/28
rediff.com 3 Naxals involved in 2013 Ch'garh massacre killed in encounter 01/27
ibnlive.com At least 2 policemen killed in Maoist attack in Jharkhand 01/27
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 3 killed in Jharkhand landmine blast 01/27
dnaindia.com 4 policemen dead, 6 injured in land-mine blast in Jharkhand's Naxal-hit area 01/27
foxnews.com Maoist rebels kill 7 policemen in eastern India 01/27
thehindu.com Love story of Bastar Maoists ends in a tragedy 01/22
rediff.com The fear of extortion haunts Bihar again 01/22