India Armed Violence Assessment
The India Armed Violence Assessment promotes research on all forms of armed violence in India, from cross border terrorism, domestic insurgencies and militant separatism, to less publicized risks to individuals from crime, social conflict, and gendered violence. Look to IAVA for original research, armed violence news, partner institutions, and international research.
IAVA Issue Brief 4: Small Arms of the Indian State: A Century of Procurement and Production, January 2014. Also in Hindi.
Special Topics in the News
- Release of Crime in India 2013, National Crime Records Bureau, July 2014
- Sonal Marwah, "Mapping Murder: Homicide Patterns and Trends in India, An analysis from 2000-2010", Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2014).
Armed Violence News
Assam-Nagaland: volatile boundary. Frontline, 3 October 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.
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