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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: 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 4 cops killed, 7 injured in landmine blast triggered by Naxals 04/13 Another attack in Chhattisgarh: Naxals blow up security vehicle, 4 cops killed 04/13 Maoists kill 5 cops in Chhattisgarh 04/13 Maoist rebels kill 13 in spate of attacks in eastern India 04/13 Chhattisgarh Maoists kill 5 policemen injure 7 in landmine blast in Dantewada 04/13 Inroads into Maoist den spur another hit at cops 04/13 Chhattisgarh ambush: SOS by jawans went in vain 04/13 Naxals set on fire construction machine in Kanker 04/13 Naxals intensify attacks in Chhattisgarh; 6 cops killed, 8 hurt 04/13 Chhattisgarh CM strongly condemns Maoist attack in Dantewada 04/13 Now, Army medals for paramilitary forces 04/13 5 jawans killed in rebel carnage rerun 04/13 Landmine blast kills four policemen in India 04/13 18 Trucks Set on Fire by Naxals in Chhattisgarh Second Attack in 24 Hours 04/12 BBC Radio to air surrender policy in Maoist belt 04/12 Rebels ambush police on patrol in central Indian forest, killing 7 and wounding 10 04/12 Naxal ambush: Hostile terrain hits efforts to retrieve bodies of jawans 04/12 Rebels ambush police in central Indian forest, kill 7 04/12 Sukma deaths spark debate 04/12 Chhattisgarh: Bodies of 7 policemen killed in Naxal ambush to be brought to Raipur today 04/12 Naxal ambush: Operation to evacuate STF personnel hits roadblocks 04/12 Naxals torch 17 vehicles in Chhattisgarh 04/12 Naxals torch 17 mining trucks; vigil stepped up in 10 states 04/12 Another Naxal attack: 17 vehicles torched at mining site in Kanker 04/12 Bodies of seven cops killed in Naxal attack recovered 04/12 Naxals torch 17 vehicles at mining site in Kanker 04/12 Anti-Naxal ops: Forces in 10 states put on alert 04/12 Bullets rain on jawans eating breakfast 04/12 Anti-Naxal operations: Forces in 10 states put on alert 04/12 Bodies of policemen killed by Naxals still in jungle, Cong says Raman Singh regime insulting martyrs 04/12 Naxal ambush: Bad weather, hostile terrain hit evacuation task 04/12 Chattisgarh: 7 cops killed, 12 injured in 2-hour gun battle with Naxals 04/11 Maoist rebels kill 7 policemen in India 04/11 Seven policemen killed, 10 injured in Naxal attack in C'Garh 04/11 7 jawans killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh 04/11 Maoists kill seven elite commandos 04/11 Chhattisgarh CM condemns Maoist attack on policemen 04/11 Government to take stern action against Naxalites: Rajnath 04/11 Naxals strike again; seven policemen dead, 12 injured in an ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh 04/11 Maoists gun down seven STF men in Chhattisgarh 10 others injured in ambush by 100 rebels 04/11 Commandant, 6 jawans die in rebel attack 04/11 Chhattisgarh STF squad was attacked from three sides in Sukma 04/11 CRPF to trace Tadmetla attackers through Naxal videos 04/10 Cops escape landmine attack by Maoists in Bihar 04/10 Maoist splinter group commander killed in Jharkhand 04/10 Nine states share intel on controlling Maoist-related probs 04/08 'Dancing with girl' photo appears in papers, officials shifted 04/08 Maoists put up posters in Bihar village 04/05 Three Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh 04/05 Naxal killed in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh 04/05 Pipe bombs planted under bridge found in Chhattisgarh 04/03 Arms, explosives seized from Maoist hideout in Bihar, IED defused 04/03 Guess who has a PAN card 04/02 Maoists in Chhattisgarh abduct employees of mining company release later 04/01 Arrested Maoist falls sick, referred to RIMS 04/01 CoBRA jawan injured in face-off with naxals 03/31 Naxalite nabbed in Rajnandgaon district 03/31 Cops SIT up to probe Naxalite cases 03/29 BSF jawan hurt in pressure bomb blast in Kanker 03/29 Intelligence vacuum hampers operations in Maoist hotbed 03/25 Treasure island This Jharkhand emerald mine adds Rs 25 lakh to Maoist war chests every month 03/24 Hardcore Naxal arrested in Pakur 03/24 Security forces bust Maoist hideout, recover explosives 03/22 Maoists kill three members of Shahdeo family 03/22 Two jawans killed one injured in encounter with Maoists in Gadchiroli 03/22