Armed Violence News

The India Armed Violence Assessment provides a repository for local, national and international news on armed conflict, terrorism, violence and firearms, occurring in India or affecting India.

The articles listed here are published externally, and do not reflect the views of IAVA or findings of IAVA research.


Recent News


Can America curb gun violence with a cue from India? Pioneer, 29 August 2015

Maoist 'revolutionary violence' in India. E&PW, 29 August 2015

Border firing kills nine on India-Pakistan war anniversary. Reuters, 28 August 2015

Clashes erupt between India and Pakistan border. Washington Post, 28 August 2015

Modi appeals for calm as 9 killed in Gujarat. Indian Express, 27 August 2015

Gujarat remains tense after Patel caste violence. BBC, 27 August 2015

Curfew in Ahmedabad as caste protests turn violent. Al Jazeera, 26 August 2015

Kashmir's Young Rebels. Diplomat, 22 August 2015

Farm suicides: slaughter of suicide data. Frontline, 21 August 2015

When a gun summarised Raavani. Indian Express, 17 August 2015

Data show abnormally high suicides in paramilitary. News Minute, 13 August 2015

Banks are biggest buyers of civilian firearms. Economic Times, 8 August 2015

Is India’s longest ethnic insurgency over? The Economist, 8 August 2015

India needs to sign the Arms Trade Treaty. IPD, 5 August 2015

In three years, 171 army personnel lost their lives. Indian Express, 4 August 2015

Will India's peace deal with Naga rebels work? BBC, 4 August 2015

Modi announces peace deal with Naga insurgents. Indian Express, 3 August 2015

Govt data shows upsurge in communal violence. Daily Times, 2 August 2015

Punjab attack indicates return of Afghan fighters. JIR, 27 July 2015

Gurudaspur attack: 3 civilians, 4 policemen dead. The Hindu, 27 July 2015

6 pistols, 89 rounds seized by Navi Mumbai police. Indian Express, 26 July 2015

Democracy and anti-terrorism laws. E&PW, 25 July 2015

Death for daring journalists. Frontline, 24 July 2015

16 arrested for beheading woman for 'witchcraft'. BBC, 22 July 2015

Maoists kill kidnapped police in Chhattisgarh. Guardian, 15 July 2015

48 deaths, but no regrets over Vyapam. Times of India, 13 July 2015

Deadly odds as Vyapam case unwinds. New York Times, 8 July 2015

Arms trade treaty does nothing to stop terror groups. Deccan Herald, 8 July 2015

Indian Army cancels rifle, carbine tenders. Jane’s, 7 July 20115

Is stun gun legal in India? iPleaders, 3 July 2015

Guns and Indians. Live Mint, 3 July 2015

India’s controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. Diplomat, 2 July 2015

Liverpool man in India on gun charges will face trial. Liverpool Echo, 2 July 2015

Ex-UK soldier faces gun smuggling trial in India. News & Star, 1 July 2015

5 held for selling weapons on forged documents. Times of India, 30 June 2015

Surrender figures don’t add up. Outlook, 29 June 2015

National firearms database faces missing gun holders. Indian Express, 29 June 2015

Reviving the vigilantism of the Salwa Judum. Outlook, 29 June 2015

Hot pursuit, cold peace: cross-border assertiveness. Tehelka, 27 June 2015

How to create enemies and alienate people.Tehelka, 27 June 2015

Tackling arms proliferation in modern conflict. IDSA, 23 June 2015

India's war against itself: a view from Manipur. EPW, 20 June 2015

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