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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: After Sukma attack, a CRPF jawan says `enough is money required, only vengeance` - Watch 04/29 Gambhir to pay for kids of martyred CRPF men 04/28 Gautam Gambhir pledges to bear education expenses of children of Sukma martyrs 04/28 Maoists loot record 35 firearms this year 04/28 Sukma attack: In audio message, Maoists term encounter a response to 'rape of tribal women and murder of villagers' 04/28 Anushka Sharma's appeal for Sukma bravehearts 04/28 Meet on Maoists 04/28 'Fatigue in CRPF men in Chhattisgarh due to long posting' 04/27 Fatigue may be slowing jawans down in Chhattisgarh Red zone 04/27 Post-Sukma attack, CRPF plans more counter-insurgency ops in Naxal-hit areas 04/27 MCD Election 2017 Results: BJP dedicates win to Sukma martyrs, celebrations to remain low-key 04/26 Sukma attack: Subramanian Swamy wants AFSPA to be imposed in Maoist hotbeds of Chhattisgarh 04/26 Deadly ambush raises fears of rebel resurgence in India 04/26 Nation bids tearful farewell to Sukma martyrs 04/26 Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, 1983 batch IPS, appointed new DG CRPF 04/26 Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed new DG of CRPF 04/26 Meet to strengthen security in rebel zones 04/26 BJP savours sweet revenge for 2015 04/26 Jawans killed in Naxal attack cremated with state honours 04/26 'Unhappy' with CRPF, Rajnath Singh directs DG, MHA to carry out 'targeted operations against Naxals' 04/26 Skirmish between Naxals and police near C'garh-Odisha border 04/26 Bhatnagar named CRPF chief, Pachnanda gets ITBP  04/26 Nitin Gadkari calls Sukma attack Pakistan's proxy war 04/26 Anguish at killer within 04/26 10 Maoists killed, five injured in Sukma attack 04/26 BJP clean sweep in Delhi polls 04/26 BJP sweeps Delhi 04/26 Centre gives forces a ‘hit list’ of Naxal leaders 04/26 Major Naxal Attack Averted in Maharashtra's Gondia District 04/26 Policy of Clear and Hold a Success: Pillai Bats For Current Naxal Policy 04/26 Martyrs must wait as Nitish Kumar convoy passes by 04/26 CRPF, which lost 25 jawans, is without full-time chief for over 2 months 04/25 Rajnath: Maoists using tribals as fodder 04/25 'Lion' of Sukma: Meet jawan who killed 5 Maoists 04/25 CRPF jawans were eating when Maoists attacked 04/25 It's a cold blooded murder, says Rajnath on Sukma Naxal attack 04/25 'Reasonable to anticipate more Maoist attacks' 04/25 We`ll kill 50 Maoists to take revenge of Sukma attack, says CRPF survivor Mahendra Kumar 04/25 Sukma Attack: 25 deaths force Centre to undertake new operation strategy 04/25 VP condemns Naxal attack; seeks punishment for perpetrators 04/25 Centre will review anti-Naxal strategy, says Rajnath Singh on Sukma attack 04/25 Maoists had rocket launchers, AK-47s: Jawans 04/25 Mamata announces job for kin of three slain CRPF jawans 04/25 For the thuggish Naxalites, revolution is a pretence 04/25 Lotus will bloom, says Shah in Naxalbari 04/25 Sukma naxal attack: President observes two-minute silence 04/25 Sukma attack | Digvijay Singh opposed P Chidambaram's plan to take down Maoists: BJP 04/25 Israel Envoy to India condoles kin of 25 slain CRPF personnel 04/25 Launch all-out attack against Naxals: Centre  04/25 'Some companions were falling like trees crashing down' 04/25 Sleuths see hand of promoted Hidima 04/25 Jawans took same road for days, Ultras kept track 04/25 Post Sukma attack, Rahul Gandhi slams Centre's anti-Naxal strategy 04/25 In Maoist hotbeds, roads are made of blood 04/25 India: At least 25 dead in Maoist attack 04/25 DNA Edit | Desperate Maoists: Cornered and losing territory fast, Naxalites are lashing out in fury and frustration 04/25 Naxals used villagers to distract us: Injured CRPF jawan 04/25 Naxals were armed with rocket launchers, AK-47s: Injured CRPF jawan 04/25 Cong slams 'lack of political will' 04/25 Lunch on banana leaf: Shah starts BJP campaign 04/25 24 dead in Maoist attack on police convoy in India 04/24 India Maoist rebels kill 24 CRPF policemen in Chhattisgarh 04/24 CRPF claims considerable number of Maoists killed in retaliatory action 04/24 25 CRPF jawans killed in Maoist attack in Sukma 04/24 Sukma attack: None will be spared, says Rajnath 04/24 'Maoist rebels' kill 24 soldiers in central India 04/24 Police: Maoist communist rebels kill 25 officers in India 04/24 Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh`s Sukma: Political leaders express pain, salute martyrs 04/24 Where is Sukma and why it`s a Naxal hotbed? 04/24 Naxals kill 25 CRPF men in Sukma 04/24 Sukma attack is a challenge, no one will be spared: Rajnath 04/24 Maoist Rebels Gun Down Dozens of Paramilitary Policemen in Central India 04/24 Maoist rebels kill dozens of paramilitary commandos in central India 04/24 Maoist rebels kill dozens of paramilitary commandos in central India 04/24 Indian Maoist rebels kill 24 commandos in Chhattisgargh 04/24 We Are Being Asked to do State Police's Job, Says Former CRPF Chief 04/24 Naxals kill 24 CRPF men in Bastar ambush 04/24 We will re-think our strategies: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh after Naxal attack kills 25 CRPF jawans 04/24 CRPF company commander killed in Sukma Naxal ambush 04/24 Major Naxal attacks in past one year: A timeline 04/24 25 CRPF men martyred in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack in Sukma, 7 wounded 04/24 Army camp in Bastar was recommended in 2015 04/24 Sukma attack: Pace of road construction threatening Naxals? 04/24 DNA: Sukma attack shakes nation - Watch video to know how Naxals operate 04/24 Maoists kill 25 jawans 04/24 Maoist Rebels Kill at Least 25 Indian Paramilitary Soldiers 04/24 Sukma attack: CRPF force walked into Maoist trap in Red bastion 04/24 25 CRPF men killed as Maoists strike in Chhattisgarh, again 04/24 One killed, another hurt in pressure bomb blast in Sukma 04/18 Bihar: 7 policemen, one Naxal killed in truck-van collision 04/15 Chhattisgarh Govt. appoints new IG in Bastar, Bilaspur range 04/01 Alleged Naxals attack Odisha railway station 03/31 Canadian national missing from Maoist-hit region 03/28 150 percent jump in killing of Naxals in 2016: Govt tells Lok Sabha 03/21 Indian Security Forces Get Home-Grown AK-47 Clone 03/20 Sunday salve for CRPF trainees 03/19 In Maoist fight, without mine shield 03/19 Two Jawans Injured in Bastar Skirmish With Naxals 03/19 We see hundreds of 'Saibaba' at JNU, claims ABVP leader 03/18 Five Naxals, two cops killed in gun-battle in Dantewada 03/18