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India - Naxalites

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: Naxalites held for Delhi 'plot' 10/16 Major Naxal attack in Delhi-NCR averted, 10 ultras held 10/16 Top Naxalite commander hiding in Noida arrested 10/15 Wanted Maoist Santosh Bhokta surrenders in Jharkhand 10/15 REWIND: India in the last 48 hours 10/12 Target PM Modi's 'RSS ideology': Pak Senate panel 10/08 Swamy seeks President’s rule in Tamil Nadu 10/07 Challenging State Impunity: A PIL on Extra-Judicial Killings in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh 10/07 'India can't go to war with Pak till Kejriwal is in power' 10/05 NHRC Report: 514 innocent tribal youths made to surrender as Naxalites in Jharkhand 10/05 Arvind Kejrwal an anti-national, Centre can`t go to war with Pakistan while he is Delhi CM: Subramanian Swamy 10/05 Two naxals gunned down in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh`s Phulbagri, arms recovered 09/27 The Barsoor Boys 09/27 Three Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh gunbattle 09/26 If you have guts, send your suicide bombers to Pakistan: Samajwadi Party dares MNS` Raj Thackeray 09/24 Chhattisgarh: Three naxals killed in separate incidents 09/24 Chhattisgarh: Two naxals killed in encounter 09/24 Police widows to face Maoists’ kin for debate 09/24 Notorious arms supplier with links to Maoists nabbed in Delhi 09/20 Maoists ranked fourth dreaded terror outfit after Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram 09/16 World's worst terror-affected countries: India ranks 4th, Pak 3rd 09/15 Police arrest 6 Maoist rebels from Jharkhand, recover arms 09/11 Big catch! Police arrest six Maoist rebels from Jharkhand`s Gumla, recover arms and ammunition 09/11 Maoists torch six vehicles in Bihar`s Gaya district 09/05 A different shooting: Cops fight Reds in cinemas 08/27 Big explosives seizure in UP, Maoist link suspected 08/25 CRPF jawan injured in pressure bomb blast in Chhasttisgarh 08/21 Hoisting the Tricolour in the Maoist heartland 08/18 Four Naxals killed in Dantewada 08/17 Naxal commander killed in encounter in Bastar 08/16 Why Soni Sori plans to hoist the Tiranga in Maoist heartland 08/09 Symbol of women's empowerment goes kaput 08/08 Delhi: Clashes between BJP's student wing University Teachers' Association turn violent 08/08 3 Naxals killed in Dantewada 08/05 IED planted in 2008 in Chhattisgarh, recovered 07/31 Chhattisgarh IAS officer gets notice for FB post 07/27 Red Corridor to be redrawn - Know how many districts will be taken off Naxalite–Maoist insurgency list 07/25 13 new armed police battalions, including a 'Bastariya' battalion, to be raised to tackle Naxals 07/24 Pregnant woman in Naxal zone reaches hospital safely, thanks to CRPF 07/22 Maoist couple carrying Rs 9 lakh reward surrenders 07/21 Dreaded Maoist Couple Surrender in Odisha 07/21 NIA seeks assistance of six countries in ISIS case probe 07/20 Gaya Naxal encounter: 10 CRPF commandos killed, five injured in IED blast in Bihar 07/19 10 CRPF Commandos Killed in Naxal IED Blast in Bihar 07/19 Bihar: 10 COBRA commandos killed in Maoist attack; Rajnath Singh assures Bihar govt of help 07/19 Sitting-duck whiff in deadly Maoist strike 07/19 Attack on CRPF Commandos: Rajnath Assures Bihar Govt of Help 07/19 Lok Sabha calls for `zero tolerance` against terrorism 07/19 10 CRPF commandos killed by Naxals in Bihar 07/19 Gaya Naxal attack: PM Modi expresses grief over loss of lives of CRPF personnel 07/19 ISIS operatives were in touch with Naxalites: NIA 07/19 Maoist ambush in east India kills 10 police commandos 07/19 IS suspects linked to Maoist bomb drill 07/19 Maoist rebels kill 10 paramilitary soldiers in India 07/19 10 CRPF commandos die in Naxal ambush in Bihar's Aurangabad area 07/19 Ambush finger at intelligence gaps 07/19 CM Das woos investors in IT city 07/19 Maoist rebels kill 10 Indian paramilitary soldiers in ambush 07/19 Four Maoists gunned down in Bihar encounter 07/18 Maoists kill 10 CRPF commandos in Bihar 07/18 Communist rebels kill 8 Indian paramilitary soldiers 07/18 8 CRPF commandos killed in IED blast in Bihar 07/18 CPJ announces 2016 International Press Freedom Award winners 07/18 Chhattisgarh Government fulfils dream of tribal girl affected by Maoist violence 07/14 National tribal body blames police 07/13 Darbhanga engineer killer in cop net 07/11 CRPF's 'Bastariya boys' to fight Reds 07/11 Five killed in Odisha during anti-Maoist operation 07/09 India Treads a Delicate Line With State-Sponsorship of Anti-Maoist Groups 07/08 Maoist insurgency could not be tackled only with military approach: Awasthi 06/29 The National Highway: The Kashmir Valley's death trap 06/29 Six Killed by Suspected Naxals on the Outskirts of Ranchi 06/28 Chhattisgarh: 10 Maoists surrender in Bastar 06/28 Three Naxals shot dead by security forces in Chhattisgarh 06/28 Naxalism will be rooted out soon: Rajnath Singh 06/27 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