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India - Naxalites

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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zeenews.india.com Maoists blow up building, torch vehicles in Jharkhand 06/24
dnaindia.com Jharkhand Maoists acquiring lethal M-16 rifles 06/23
news18.com BJP MP on Hunger Strike in Delhi, Swamy Calls Kejriwal a 'Naxalite' 06/20
telegraphindia.com 7 boys flee remand home 06/20
dnaindia.com BJP vs Kejriwal: Swamy joins MP Mahesh Girri in protest against Delhi CM, calls him a 'Naxalite' 06/20
dnaindia.com Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Naxals to shun violence, join peace talks 06/18
rediff.com 1 CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand 06/17
sanhati.com Updates on the Current Hunger Strike of Soni Sori 06/16
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Selfie craze lands top naxal, wife in trouble 06/15
telegraphindia.com BJP nominees win,Cong, JMM cry foul 06/11
telegraphindia.com Kobad to stay in jail 06/11
telegraphindia.com Leopard count up in Red land 06/09
dnaindia.com Naxals attack ITBP camp in Chhattisgarh; four rockets fired 06/09
zeenews.india.com RESPECT: Beating all odds, this girl clears matric exam; she cycled 24 kms every day to attend school 06/06
dnaindia.com Three women maoists surrender in Vizag 06/01
telegraphindia.com Rebels in Gumla gun down undercover cop 05/31
zeenews.india.com Bihar Board class 10th results: More than 50 percent students fail in exams - Is this the reason? 05/30
telegraphindia.com Rescue revives fear of kidnap gangs 05/29
thehindu.com Bihar ex-Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s convoy attacked, vehicles set on fire 05/26
news18.com Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manhji's Pilot Vehicle Set on Fire 05/26
sanhati.com Chhattisgarh: PUCL Statement condemning police and state administration’s threat of criminal prosecution against fact-finding team 05/25
timesofindia.indiatimes.com DFO of parched Sukma has pool built in govt bungalow 05/22
telegraphindia.com Bihar whiff in Chatra school rape-&-kill 05/20
sanhati.com Gladson Dungdung deplaned from flight to London – PUDR Statement 05/19
rediff.com Aditya Sachdeva murder: Look where Rocky, parents are 05/17
rediff.com Naxals attack CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh, 1 jawan killed 05/17
telegraphindia.com Copter strikes to remote rebel dens 05/16
rediff.com Gaya road rage: Rocky 'confesses' to killing teen 05/14
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Rocky cited 'threat from Naxals' to get gun licence 05/13
dnaindia.com Police kills two naxals in Sukma district 05/11
sanhati.com Delhi: Dharna by Chhattisgarh journalists against arrests, May 10 05/08
zeenews.india.com Jadavpur students, ABVP on collision course; Governor seeks report 05/07
sanhati.com A tribute to our departed comrade Satnam 04/30
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