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J&K: Major arms haul ahead of polling. Times of India,23 November 2014

Two Naxals gunned down in Chhattisgarh. DNA India, 17 November 2014 

Anti-Maoist: first women commandos' deployed. Hindustan Times, 16 November 2014

CRPF asks to replace Insas with AK rifles. Times of India, 13 November 2014

Govt. eradicating Maoism, Rajnath Singh. Business Standard, 12 November 2014

Indian media: Modernising the armed forces. BBC, 11 Nov 2014

Kashmir: India army says sorry over teenager deaths. BBC. 8 November 2014

Clashes in Srinagar over Army killing of youths. Outlook, 4 November 2014

Katta pistols seized across India. Firearms Blog, 3 November 2014

Noida: 10 injured in violent clashes. Times of India, 26 October 2014

Death threats to Binalakshmi Nepram. Thumb Print, 24 October 2014

Indian Mujahideen: a vehicle for Al Qaeda?IPCS, 22 October 2014

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

Malda: firearms seized from NBSTC bus. Echo of India, 15 October 2014

Bengal blast: five held with firearms. Pioneer, 13 October 2014

Fresh Firing Reported Near Line of Control in J&K's Poonch, NDTV. 11 Oct 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

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

Odisha: Illegal gun-making in Bhubaneswar. Times of India, 12 August 2014

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

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

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