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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: Maoists blow up building, torch vehicles in Jharkhand 06/24 Jharkhand Maoists acquiring lethal M-16 rifles 06/23 BJP MP on Hunger Strike in Delhi, Swamy Calls Kejriwal a 'Naxalite' 06/20 7 boys flee remand home 06/20 BJP vs Kejriwal: Swamy joins MP Mahesh Girri in protest against Delhi CM, calls him a 'Naxalite' 06/20 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Naxals to shun violence, join peace talks 06/18 1 CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand 06/17 Updates on the Current Hunger Strike of Soni Sori 06/16 Selfie craze lands top naxal, wife in trouble 06/15 BJP nominees win,Cong, JMM cry foul 06/11 Kobad to stay in jail 06/11 Leopard count up in Red land 06/09 Naxals attack ITBP camp in Chhattisgarh; four rockets fired 06/09 RESPECT: Beating all odds, this girl clears matric exam; she cycled 24 kms every day to attend school 06/06 Three women maoists surrender in Vizag 06/01 Rebels in Gumla gun down undercover cop 05/31 Bihar Board class 10th results: More than 50 percent students fail in exams - Is this the reason? 05/30 Rescue revives fear of kidnap gangs 05/29 Bihar ex-Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s convoy attacked, vehicles set on fire 05/26 Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manhji's Pilot Vehicle Set on Fire 05/26 Chhattisgarh: PUCL Statement condemning police and state administration’s threat of criminal prosecution against fact-finding team 05/25 DFO of parched Sukma has pool built in govt bungalow 05/22 Bihar whiff in Chatra school rape-&-kill 05/20 Gladson Dungdung deplaned from flight to London – PUDR Statement 05/19 Aditya Sachdeva murder: Look where Rocky, parents are 05/17 Naxals attack CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh, 1 jawan killed 05/17 Copter strikes to remote rebel dens 05/16 Gaya road rage: Rocky 'confesses' to killing teen 05/14 Rocky cited 'threat from Naxals' to get gun licence 05/13 Police kills two naxals in Sukma district 05/11 Delhi: Dharna by Chhattisgarh journalists against arrests, May 10 05/08 Jadavpur students, ABVP on collision course; Governor seeks report 05/07 A tribute to our departed comrade Satnam 04/30 Naxals set ablaze vehicles, bridge building equipment 04/27 'Anybody who does not agree with them is anti-national' 04/27 Naxals maintain close ties with foreign Maoist groups in Philippines, Europe: Govt 04/26 Lt Colonel Purohit kept Army officials in loop while carrying out intelligence activities: Report 04/24 Naxals blow up school in Bihar`s Jamui 04/23 Acute water crisis forces <I>bahus</I> to leave for <I>sasural</I> in Bihar 04/20 SC spotlight on Chhattisgarh rights abuses 04/20 Jharkhand: Bomb blast at under-construction Constable Training Centre 04/20 Rajnath Singh to Naxals: Shun violence, we can have talks 04/16 In Chhattisgarh, Rajnath Singh tells Naxals to shun violence for talks 04/16 Chhattisgarh: Naxals torch 4 vehicles, open fire on security forces 04/15 Police personnel killed in IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur 04/14 Chhattisgarh: Constable killed in blast triggered by Naxals 04/14 Battle for minerals 04/13 War on Bastar 04/13 ‘Our troubles are endless’ 04/13 Chhattisgarh: 122 Naxals surrender in Sukma 04/10 122 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh 04/09 Police jawan killed, another hurt in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh 04/08 Osama tracker in demand 04/07 Where cattle traders are running scared 04/03 Challenges to Journalism in Bastar: A report by the Fact Finding Team of the Editors Guild of India 04/03 Jharkhand: Four CRPF jawans injured in IED blast in Dhanbad 04/02 Days after Dantewada attack, 4 CRPF jawans injured in Naxal-triggered IED blast in Jharkhand 04/02 Mom, employer help girl escape Maoists 04/02 Gumla girl evades rebel net 04/02 900 state cops on Bengal duty 04/01 Was CRPF's movements leaked to Naxals in Dantewada? 03/31 Maoists kill 7 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh 03/30 7 CRPF jawans killed, several injured in a blast by Maoists in Dantewada 03/30 Sonia, Rahul condemn Maoist attacks on CRPF team in Chhattisgarh 03/30 Dantewada: 7 CRPF jawans killed in blast by Maoists 03/30 Seven CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh blast 03/30 Mar 30: Challenges To Journalism In Bastar – A report by the Fact Finding Team of the Editors Guild of India 03/30 Seven CRPF personnel killed in Naxal landmine blast in Chhattisgarh 03/30 'Maoist attack' kills Indian policemen 03/30 Jawans killed in Dantewada 03/30 'Naxalite' Kejriwal cannot be taken seriously: Subramanian Swamy 03/30 Scan on journalist arrests in Bastar 03/29 Chhattisgarh: Fear among scribes in Bastar, says Editors Guild of India 03/29 Bela Bhatia Threatened: Undeclared Emergency in Bastar 03/27 Mar 27: ‘We would rather not report': In Bastar, journalists decide to boycott stories on police and Maoists 03/27 Indian Journalist Jailed Over Social Media Post Criticizing Police 03/26 Chhattisgarh PUCL statement on recent incidents 03/24 Indian reporter arrested after posting criticism of police 03/23 Soni Sori: Indian tribal activist 03/21 Two naxals gunned down on Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border 03/20 The JNU version of 'Hotel California' that is going viral 03/17 CBI to probe 2013 Jiram valley attack 03/16 The unheard story of Abujhmad where Maoists still rule - Watch 03/15 57 Maoists surrender before police in Odisha 03/13 2 BSF men killed, 4 injured in Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh 03/12 MP BJP MLA threatens to chop off babus' hands 03/12 2 BSF men die in ambush by Naxals 03/12 Naxals kill 2 BSF men in Chhattisgarh encounter 03/12 BJP makes IAS officer delete pro-Rohith FB posts 03/11 Mar 8: Womens Day 2016: If bravery has a name, it is Soni Sori 03/09 My face today is the face of Bastar’s fight: Soni Sori 03/08 My face today is the face of Bastar's fight, says Soni Sori in JNU 03/07 Three CRPF men killed, 15 hurt in anti-Naxal op in Sukma 03/04 Child soldiers reveal horrors of Naxal recruitment 03/03 Kids as bonded labour, bullet fodder 03/03 6 Maoists killed in gun battle in Telangana 03/01 Suspected Maoists killed by Indian police in gun battle 03/01 8 Maoists killed in gunbattle on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border; weapons recovered 03/01 Press freedom crisis in India's Chhattisgarh state deepens as two journalists flee Bastar 02/29 Maoists kill two tribals for being 'police informers' 02/28