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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: ELECTIONS 2 LAST 08/31 Jharkhand Police's initiative against naxals successful: DGP 08/31 Bihar: AK-47 and ammunition seized from Maoist training camp 08/30 Naxal arrested in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district 08/30 Woman among four Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh 08/30 CRPF to give choice posting to jawans winning gallantry medals 08/29 Maoist killed in exchange of fire with cops 08/29 Now, Rs 1 crore cash reward for information on Maoists 08/29 NAXAL-CRPF 2 LAST 08/29 Centre asks states to ensure surrender of Naxals 08/28 Jharkhand's 'most-wanted' Maoist arrested in Kutch 08/27 Two Naxals involved in Jiram valley attack arrested 08/26 3 Maoists surrender in Bastar 08/25 Bihar reservoir project to see light of day after 38 years 08/24 CRPF jawan injured in face-off with Naxals 08/24 Chg: Naxal arms dump unearthed, ammunition seized 08/24 Chattisgarh: Naxal arms dump unearthed, ammunition seized 08/24 Top Maoist arrested 08/23 Aug 23: Bastar is set to be the most militarised zone in the entire country 08/23 China planned transit route for Naxals, claims book on Kanu Sanyal 08/22 Dont copy us Mao had told Indian Maoists 08/22 China planned transit route for Naxals, claims book on Sanyal 08/22 With receding monsoon, Centre plans major Maoist offensive 08/21 Four Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh 08/21 Maharashtra announces Rs 1 crore bounty for Maoist chief 08/21 Peaceful ballotting in Bihar assembly by-polls 08/21 Maoists look for new bases in Kerala, Karnataka 08/21 Moderate voting in Bihar by-polls 08/21 Chg farmers form co-operative committee for milk, dairy biz 08/20 Chhattisgarh: Constable killed in encounter with Naxals 08/20 Maha govt to reserve 5 pc police jobs for policemen's children 08/20 Plan for cell towers in Naxalite zones 08/20 Three Cobra jawans injured in encounter with Naxals 08/19 Maoists using jungle caves as camps: Police 08/17 Six Maoist guerrillas arrested in Jharkhand 08/16 CRPF hoists flag at Dantewada ambush site 08/16 CRPF driver gets gallantry medal for bravery in Naxal ambush 08/15 4 CISF men in '12 stand against 200 Naxals get gallantry award 08/15 Naxals may carry out attacks on Independence Day, warns IB 08/14 Cop-killer rebel nabbed 08/14 Two Naxals killed in police encounter 08/12 Chhattisgarh: 2 CRPF personnel killed in encounter with Maoists 08/10 Tension after prisoners-police clash 08/10 Central eye on warring rebel outfits 08/10 PLFI ultra arrested in Latehar 08/10 Woman naxal carrying reward arrested 08/09 Maoist-TPC encounter in Jharkhand, 15 dead: police 08/09 14 Naxalites killed in group rivalry in Jharkhand 08/09 New surrender scheme for naxals under consideration: Patil 08/09 14 killed in clash among Maoist factions 08/09 Maoist squad member held 08/08 Congress accuses BJP of creating communal divide 08/07 Two GNLA Militants Killed, Six Suspected Maoists Arrest In Assam 08/07 Over 4200 detonators recovered in Bihar 08/07 No SOP violation in giving protection to Chhattisgarh Congress leaders: Govt 08/06 Women Naxal cadres sexually exploited: Govt 08/05 Odisha-based Maoist cadre arrested 08/05 Aug 4: Civilians killed in Bastar encounter, say Maoists 08/04 Five Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh's Kondagon district 08/03 Two Maoist insurgents arrested by police in Chhattisgarh state 08/01 Maoist couple of Chhattisgarh surrenders in Telangana 08/01 Maoists blow up CoBRA personnel's house in Bihar as protest against polcie firing in Madanpur 07/31 Maoists blow up Combat Battalion personnel's house in Bihar 07/31 Maoists blow up troopers home in Bihar 07/31 Three naxals held during combing ops in Chhattisgarh 07/31 There are around 8,500 Naxals left in India: Govt 07/30 Strength of the Maoist groups is around 8,500: Govt 07/30 Three ultras held, two high-rank cadres surrender 07/30 Three Naxals held, arms recovered in Chhattisgarh 07/29 Six new BSF camps planned to combat Maoists in Odisha 07/28 Maoist posters found in Purulia ahead of CM's visit 07/28 Maoist posters found in Purulia ahead of Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's visit 07/28 Nine Naxals nabbed in Chhattisgarh 07/28 Naxal killed in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh 07/28 Maoist-turned bank robber held 07/27 State plan to sniff mining firm coffers 07/26 Aadhar enrolment staff released after Maoist warning 07/26 Bail plea rejected 07/25 Eight Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh 07/24 Maoists blow up police officers home in Bihar 07/24 Maoist scare trips corridor work 07/23 NHRC to probe Jharkhand surrender scam 07/23 Maoist blow up railway track in Bihar; train services on Delhi-Howrah route disrupted 07/23 Maoists explode rail track, pilot engine of Rajdhani derails 07/23 1,922 people killed in Naxal violence in last 3 years: Govt 07/23 Maoists blow up rail track near Gaya, close shave for Rajdhani Exp passengers 07/23 1,922 People Killed in Naxal Violence in The Last Three Years: Government 07/23 Three Naxals Held in Chhattisgarh 07/23 Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand 07/23 Maoist commander killed in Jharkhand gun battle 07/23 Train engine derails as Maoists blow up rail track in Bihar 07/23 Maoist blow up railway track in Bihar; close shave for Rajdhani Express 07/22 Close Shave for Rajdhani Train After Maoists Blow up Tracks in Bihar 07/22 Close shave for Rajdhani Express passengers as Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar 07/22 Close Shave for Rajdhani Train After Maoists Blow up Track in Bihar 07/22 Dumper set on fire by ultras 07/22 Mobile networks in Maoist-hit areas in 15 months: Govt 07/21 HC grants bail to 16 accused 07/21 gelatin sticks seized 07/21 Rebels gun for schoolkids 07/21