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Northeast: women are soft targets here. Tehelka, 18 October 2014

Kashmir: Civilians wounded as border firing continues. BBC, 7 October 2014

Kashmir: Nine civilians killed in border firing. BBC, 6 October 2014

Assam-Nagaland: volatile boundary. Frontline, 3 October 2014

Make in India: BJP push to produce small arms. Millennium Post, 27 September 2014 

Smuggled firearms from Kolkata seized. Indian Express, 27 September 2014

Police seize 300 illegal firearms this year. Deccan Herald, 20 Sept 2014

Gurgaon pubs tackle gun-waving patrons with strict checks. Times of India, 20 Sept 2014

Six thousand killed: Naxal Violence. IPCS, 15 September 2014

Assam-Nagaland violence : militants and the state. E&PW, 13 September 2014

Al Qaeda opens on Indian subcontinent. New York Times, 5 September 2014

Govt urged to provide firearm licences to Hindu leaders.Siasat Daily, 3 September 2014

Women & weapons: an Indian response. BAS, September 2014

Police seize 300 illegal firearms this year. Deccan Herald, 2 Sept. 2014

Indulging the hatemongers. E&PW, 30 August 2014

J&K: 2,000 in shelters as border troops spar. Associated Press, 28 August 2014

Assam: Army called in after deadly violence. Al Jazeera, 21 August 2014

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch. Hindustan Times, 20 August 2014

NE continues to get arms from Myanmar & China. Nagaland Post, 19 August 2014

Sonia attacks government over communal violence. Siasat Daily, 12 August 2014

Three Naxals held, arms recovered in Chhattisgarh. One India News, 29 July 2014

Maoists kill five civilians in Jharkhand. Times of India, 25 July 2014

Thousands of women die in Indian witch hunts. Washington Post, 21 July 2014

Five arrested in Delhi with 43 illegal pistols. South Asian Times, 20 July 2014.

Immunity for soldiers who kill and rape. New York Times, 19 July 2014

Naga group bans landmines and child recruitment. Geneva Call, 14 July 2014

The Indian Army's desire to import assault rifles. IBN Live, 5 July 2014 

In pictures: 'Pellet guns' maim Kashmir protesters. BBC, 26 June 2014

Lessons from a hanging: the Budaun rape and murder. E&PW, 21 June 2014

Naxal Violence: Agenda for the new government. IPCS, 16 June 2014

A “Maoist’s” arrest. Frontline, 13 June 2014

New government: gender concerns. Frontline, 13 June 2014

India's have-gun will-shoot mind. The Pioneer, 11 June 2014

Pakistan: Indian arms recovered from militants. Photo News, 9 June 2014

Bhubaneswar: Five college students held with arms. The Statesman, 6 June 2014

Paramilitaries: a different battle. Frontline, 30 May 2014

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