Government of India Resources

Armed violence issues involve the spectrum of governance, national security and policing, border control and firearms licensing, regional development and community relations. Major policy documents, already in the public domain, are available here for convenience and reference only, to facilitate access, consultation and research.

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Crime in India 2014 Statistics, NCRB, July 2015

Draft Arms Rules. MHA, April 2015

Statistics of LWE violence (2010 to 2015). MHA, May 2015

CAG Audit Report on Ammunition Management in Army. CAG, 8 May 2015

Ministry of Home Affairs Annual Report 2014-15, MHA, May 2015

Illegal weapons seized/confiscated, 2012-2015. MHA, 3 March 2015

Ministry of Home Affairs Annual Report 2013-14, MHA, August 2014

Crime in India 2013, National Crime Records Bureau, July 2014

National Report for the UN Program of Action, MFA, June 2014

Statistics on Naxal violence, 2008 to 2013. MHA, 5 February 2014

Ministry of Home Affairs Annual Report 2012-2013. MHA, June 2013

Crime in India 2012. NCRB, June 2013

Naxal violence has no place in democracy: Manmohan Singh. 5 June 2013 

Closing statement by Amb. Mehta at the ATT. MEA, 28 March 2013

Statement by Amb. Mehta to the ATT Conference. MEA, 18 March 2013

Women Police Personnel.  MHA, Feb 2013  

Verma Panel Report. Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law, 23 January 2013

State-wise Naxal violence, 2008 to 2012MHA, 15 Jan 2013, and Naxal Management Division, MHA

Ministry of Home Affairs Annual Report 2011-2012. MHA, September 2012

Draft Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill. Ministry of Social Justice, September, 2012

Amb. Sujata Mehta on Arms Trade Treaty, MEA, 10 July 2012

Crime in India 2011. NCRB, July 2012

Chief Minister Gogoi: Special unit on Maoists in Assam. Times of India, 15 May 2012

Anti-naxal ops: Raman ready to pull stops. Hindustan times, 15 May 2012

Chidambaram favours setting up of NCTC. Economic Times, 5 May 2012

Omar Abdullah: Guns must go. Greater Kashmir, 28 April 2012

7 Assam districts on Maoists' map, Gogoi tells PM. Indian Express, 20 April 2012

PM at Conference of CMs on Internal Security. GoI, 16 April 2012

Statement for Second Review, UN Programme of Action, MEA, 19 March 2012 

Statement of India, Arms Trade Treaty PrepCom, New York, 13 February 2012

Government allows sports arms and ammunition import. Times of India, 9 Feb 2012

Bring intel-based combat to Maoists: Chidambaram, The Hindu, 9 Feb 2012

Sports arms and ammunition imports, Min. of Commerce and Industry, 9 February 2012

Sports Ministry relaxes arms imports for shooters. Deccan Herald, 29 Jan 2012  

Assam: 1855 militants surrender to Chidambaram, IBN Live, 24 Jan 2012 

Rights groups fronting for Maoists, says IB. Deccan Herald, 23 Jan 2012

Militants realise violence will not pay: Chidambaram, PTI, 6 January 2012 

Integrated Action Must to Check Naxalism, CM Raman Singh, 20 November 2011

Crime in India 2010. NCRB, October 2011

Parliamentary Home Affairs Report, Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2010. Rajya Sabha, June 2011

Arms and Ammunition Manufacturing Policy. MHA, 2010?

Arms and Ammunition Policy for Individuals. MHA, 6 April 2010

Draft Arms and Ammunition Policy for Individuals. MHA, 21 December 2009

Election Commission restrictions on arms during elections, ECI, 8 January 2007

Code of Conduct for Political Parties and Candidates. ECI, 2007

The Arms Rules, 1962. Gazette of India, 13 July 1962

The Arms Act, 1959. Government of India, 3 December 1959