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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: Journalists appeal to the government for the release of two Chhattisgarh reporters 11/27 C'garh: Naxal leader killed, 4 ultras held, vehicles torched 11/24 Some misleading, some misled: Naidu on Aamir 11/24 Four women Naxals killed by security forces in Chhattisgarh 11/22 Man who defies Maoist son to vote 11/22 Bomb blast at a cash counter of food outlet in Jharkhand 11/20 'Spirituality, in its true sense, is the need of the hour' 11/19 A good doctor with no gripe 11/19 Two Naxals gunned down in encounter with police 11/19 Why do Naxals never attack churches in Chhattisgarh, asks RSS leader Indresh Kumar 11/15 Why Naxals never attack churches : RSS leader 11/15 4 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh 11/13 Pakistan, China and Naxalites are main threats, says IAF chief 11/11 Real-life cops feature in movie on Naxals 11/10 3 Maoists killed in Bastar 11/03 3 naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh 11/03 JNU blips on Sangh radar 11/03 JNU home to 'anti-national' forces: RSS mouthpiece 11/03 JNU home to 'anti-national' forces, says RSS 11/02 4700-page chargesheet filed against 5 Maoists 10/30 Chhattisgarh: Naxalites kill two, torch 29 vehicles 10/30 Govt mulls women army for crime 10/30 Rebel faces in rural polls 10/29 Maoist threat to Giriraj Singh, Mukul Roy; MHA warns West Bengal govt 10/29 FTII students end strike, will continue protest in a democratic way 10/28 Oct 28: How government plans to use IAF to wage a war on its people 10/28 CBI, don't touch this scam 10/28 Once a Naxalite, now a teacher for dalit kids 10/25 'Upset' Maoist couple surrenders in Bastar 10/22 Better security, awareness and empowerment behind more women coming out to vote: Bihar ACEO R Lakshmanan 10/21 Now, IAF choppers to retaliate Maoist attacks 10/21 Centre calls meeting of CMs of seven Naxal-hit states on Nov 3 10/20 How Maoists plan to make fresh recruitments 10/20 IPS officer shot at, cops tied in knots 10/19 EC wants central para-military forces at all Bihar polling booths 10/19 Bihar polls: 2nd phase voting begins in 6 Maoist-hit districts 10/16 dna must read: From latest in Bihar polls to White House on civil nuclear deal with Pakistan 10/16 Defying Maoists, four million vote in Bihar 10/16 Raman Singh misued copter hired for anti-Red ops 10/15 Upsurge in voter turnout in Bihar is Modi effect: M J Akbar 10/13 Maoist leader wanted for killing 50 people held in Andhra Pradesh 10/13 First phase of Bihar elections a close call, but Nitish Kumar may have the edge 10/11 Jharkhand: Fact finding report on the Satbarva (Bhelvahi) encounter 10/11 Combat role for women in army soon: Parrikar 10/11 Condemn continuing attacks on lawyers and journalists in Bastar, Chhattisgarh 10/11 Can’t allow Modi rally in Red zone: Kaimur DM 10/10 Jharkhand: Encounter underway between Naxals and CRPF; 1 jawan, policeman killed 10/10 2 jawans die in Maoist shootout 10/10 Maoists make inroads into Satkosia forest 10/09 CRPF for allowing men to keep families in area of posting 10/07 3 TDP leaders held captive by Naxals in Andhra Pradesh 10/06 CRPF targets ‘informer’ network to fight Naxals 10/02 When will you light up their lives, PM? 10/01 India the big loser in divided Nepal 10/01 Policeman kidnapped by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh 09/29 Watch: 'Shareek' new song is about Jimmy Sheirgill's unconditional love for Mahi Gill 09/29 dna Must Reads for afternoon: From Bihar polls to JNU students, professors being tagged 'Naxals' by Subramanian Swamy 09/26 Chhattisgarh Police arrest seven, seize explosives meant for Maoists 09/25 Huge haul of explosives recovered in Red-hit Bastar 09/25 JNU needs Anti Narcotics Bureau to raid dorms, arrest Naxals, jehadis, Elis: Subramanian Swamy 09/24 'Nepal govt must talk to Madhesi people to end the violence' 09/24 News360: JNU needs Anti Narcotics Bureau to raid dorms, arrest Naxals, says Subramanian Swamy 09/24 Uttar Pradesh approves surrender and rehabilitation policy for Naxals 09/23 Mastermind of 2013 Maoist massacre of Congress leaders killed 09/19 Three Naxal leaders killed in encounter in Malkangiri district of Odisha 09/19 Mastermind of 2013 Bastar massacre killed 09/19 Naxal uniform, weapons entice youth more than ideology: Study 09/18 Two Maoists killed in Warangal dist. forest 09/15 Major spurt in Naxalite violence in Chhattisgarh 09/14 Marijuana cultivation in Vizag: Where grass is greener 09/10 Call for action against the policemen responsible for rape and murder of Meena Khalkho 08/01 Police bust Maoist urban support network in Chhattisgarh 07/26 Nepal Naxalites burn down Indian school bus along Indo-Nepal border, no casualty 07/25 Senior Naxal leader shot dead in Jharkhand 07/25 3 people detained for suspicious activities ahead of PM Modi's rally in Bihar 07/25 Key Maoist shot dead in Jharkhand 07/25 Indian Police Warn of Suicide Bomber Threat Ahead of Modi's Visit 07/24 IB alert: Human bomb may target Modi in Bihar 07/24 Low morale, attractive government schemes worry Gadchiroli Naxals 07/23 Jharkhand OKs Rs 8.69cr bounty on 73 Maoists 07/21 Special Task Force arrests 5 arms smugglers in Bihar 07/20 Three hardcore Maoists held in Bihar 07/19 Maharashtra:17 naxals surrender in a month in Gadchiroli 07/19 Naxals' nefarious plans set C'garh police on high alert 07/17 Lens on 17 pro-rebel outfits 07/16 India’s Maoist rebels kill four abducted policemen 07/15 Bodies of 4 policemen abducted by Naxals found in Chhattisgarh 07/15 Maoist rebels kill four abducted policemen 07/15 Indian policemen bodies recovered 07/15 Maoists kill abducted policemen in Chhattisgarh 07/15 Maoists execute abducted cops 07/15 Maoist rebels abduct four police officers in central India 07/14 Maoist rebels abduct Indian police 07/14 4 cops abducted by naxalites in Chhattisgarh 07/13 Four special police officers abducted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh 07/13 FTII row: Subramanian Swamy calls protesting students `Naxalities` 07/10 Bihar police recovers 100kg explosives 07/10 Naxals kidnap school boy from hostel, release him later 07/09 58% salary hike for jawans fighting Naxalites 06/30 Madheshi parties tear up draft constitution in Nepal assembly 06/30