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Uttar Pradesh, awash in illegal guns, deaths. IndiaSpend, 12 October 2015

Blast in Madhya Pradesh kills 89, explosives suspected. BBC, 12 September 2015

Sensational murder stirs media frenzy fed by police. New York Times, 3 September 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

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

Seshachalam: murders most foul. Frontline, 15 May 2015

India 2015 crime and safety report. US State Dept., 15 April 2015

Police kill 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers. Guardian, 7 April 2015

Strong action for disturbing communal harmony, Rajnath Singh. DNA, 4 March 2015

Narendra Modi warning about religious attacks. BBC, 20 February 2015

Modi’s dangerous silence. New York Times, 6 February 2015

Rajnath Singh: religious discrimination won't be tolerated. DNA, 5 February 2015

Catholics fear church attacks in India. New York Times, 2 February 2015

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

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

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

Made in MP pistols outgun thriving Munger trade. Times of India, 21 July 2014

Death toll rises in India election violence. Al Jazeera, 3 May 2014

Most country-made guns from UP, says Navi Mumbai cops. Times of India, 3 May 2014

Six arrested with 11 pistols from Pakistan. DNA, 7 March 2014

NCRB to collect data on Section 377. Indian Express, 15 Dec 2013

Global health: One million deaths. Nature, 4 Dec 2013. Other MDS publications.

Two arrested with pistols made in Madhya Pradesh. Times of India, 13 Nov 2013

Two arrested with pistols made in Madhya Pradesh. Times of India, 12 Nov 2013

Pune: Man killed after gun goes off accidentally. Times of India, 23 Oct 2013

Cuttack: Minor held for illegal arms trade. India Times, 4 Oct, 2013

Bihar gun runner held in Cuttack, arms seized. The Pioneer, 4 Oct 2013

Lucknow: Inter-state arms racket busted in UP, 2 held. Hindustan Times, 30 Sept 2013

Porous border gives easy access to small arms. Dhaka Tribune, 21 Sept 2013

Muzaffarnagar riots: UP probes politicians in sectarian violence. India Today, 9 Sept 2013

Bihar, Cops bust gun factory in Biharsharif. Times of India, 4 Sept 2013

Munger: Bihar town turns into illegal weapons hub. Indian Express, 18 Aug 2013

Bhubaneswar: Firing two arrested, arms seized. Times of India, 25 July 2013

Hyderabad: police crackdown on illegal firearm gangsTimes of India, 15 July 2013

Smuggling weapons from Myanmar worries authorities. Assam Tribune, 13 July 2013

Man arrested in international gun racket. Times of India, 8 July 2013  

Andhra Pradesh: Surrender illegal weapons. Deccan Chronicle, 20 June 2013

India-Bangladesh transit for gunrunners. Dhaka Tribune, 9 June 2013  

Munger pistols — A headache for police. The Hindu, 2 June 2013

Mumbai police arrest 271 bearing illegal arms. Times of India, 20 May 2013

India-Bangladesh: Illegal arms flow through border. Dhaka Tribune, 15 May 2013

Lucknow: Man shoots 36-year-old son. Times of India, 7 May 2013

13 Indians die daily in gun violence. Postnoon, 6 May 2013

Mumbai: engineer held for supplying arms spares. DNA, 1 May 2013

Kanpur: Illegal firearms recovered. Times of India, 11 April 2013

Goons trying to buy guns from students: Cops. Times of India, 8 April 2013

Allahabad: arms smuggling thrives in district. Times of India, 8 April 2013

Sanjay Dutt gets 5 years in 1993 Mumbai blasts. Times of India, 21 March 2013

Police bust illegal gun factory in Malkangiri district. Odisha Reporter, 2 March 2013

38 rounds of ammunition found under bridge in Assam., 25 Feb 2013

Police arrest three gun smugglers. Hindustan Times, 10 Feb 2013

Army gun licences taken by criminals: Delhi Police. Indian Express, Feb 4, 2013

Police Seize Drugs, Weapons in Town on India Border. Irrawaddy, 3 Feb 2013

Gurgaon shootout: Why India should be worried. FirstPost.India, 12 Dec 2012

At Gunpoint: India tackles upsurge in illegal arms. TimeWorld, 28 Nov 2012

The market for illegal weapons is booming in India. The Economic Times, 25 Nov 2012

Delhi’s criminals opting for modern weapons., 23 Oct 2012

Pak trains bringing problems into India. Hindustan Times, 11 Oct 2012

A bank heist in India reawakens gun crime worries. AFP, 6 Nov 2012

Illegal firearms on the rise in India. BBC, 6 Nov 2012

Gun licence racket busted, arms seized. Deccan Chronicle, 6 Nov 2012

UP gun pusher held in Delhi. Times of India, 24 Oct 2012

Delhi’s criminals opting for modern weapons., 23 Oct 2012

New crime epidemic: Jilted lover syndrome. Times of India, 23 Sept. 2012

Delhi: Constable kills two, commits suicide. IBNLive, 20 Sept 2012

Pak trains bringing problems into India. Hindustan Times, 11 Oct 2012

New crime epidemic: Jilted lover syndrome. Times of India, 20 Sept 2012

Bihar: Two persons held with 30,000 detonators. PTI, 10 Sept 2012

Mini-gun factory unearthed in Bihar Sharif. NDTV, 23 April 2012

Gunslingers numbers shooting upward. Times of India, 2 August 2012

Haryana offers gunmen to Maruti officialsTimes of India, 1 August 2012

A licence to thrill?. Indian Express, 16 August 2012

Custodial death protests turn violent in UP. JagranPost, 4 August 2012

Islamists kill ABVP of Christian college in Kerala. The Pioneer, 17 July 2012  

Garment shop owner held with firearms. Times of India, 17 July 2012

Arms seized in J&K enough to raise a large army. The Economic Times, 8 July 2012

IT capital cruel to women reveals NCRB-2011 report. The Indian Express, 4 July 2012  

Justice and ‘a Ray of Hope’ After 2002 Gujarat Riots, New York Times, 3 July 2012

NCRB 2011: Delhi is the most violent city. Times of India, 1 July 2012

20,000 detonators found in car headed for Kolkata. Times of India, 28 June 2012

Tamil Nadu: Police raid village bomb attack. Indian Express, 28 June 2012

Youth gunned down, police suspect personal enmity. Deccan Herald, 19 June 2012

Orissa: Hindu nationalists attack Christians. Asia News, 18 June 2012

Punjab cop held with 52 live bullets at IGIA. Indian Express, 13 June 2012

India shooting down border pledges: HRW., 12 June 2012

Ahmedabad: In gold rush, Sanand dies for Guns. Indian Express, 8 June 2012

Fake firearm licence racket busted in Panchmahal. Times of India, 1 June 2012

'Butcher of Bihar' shot dead, triggering spurts of violence. NDTV, 1 June2012

Man shot over parking space. Yahoo News, 21 May 2012

Road rage: Delhi cop shot dead. Business Standard, 15 May 2012

Gujarat: Fake gun licence racket busted in Bharuch, 15 held.  Times of India, 13 May  2012

Congress leader  booked under Arms Act. Indian Express, 15 April 2012

Use of illegal weapons on the rise. Times of India, 16 May 2012

Two arrested in UP for illegal supply of arms. Yahoo News, 14 May 2012

Army says 74 officers found guilty in illegal sale of weapons. Times of India, 8 May 2012

Gun smugglers 'using Internet and express delivery'., 5 April 2012

Cops shot at, beaten in Bawana shootout. Hindustan Times. 1 April 2012

Lawyer got firearm licence while in jail. Indian Express, 31 March 2012

Smugglers shot dead at border. The Hindu, 30 March 2012

Father who shot at daughter arrested. Indian Express, 27 March 2012

2 students in TN held with illegal firearm. Indian Express, 23 March 2012

Delhi: Five arrested for gun- running. The Hindu, 22 March 2012.

Violence hits UP after Samajwadi Party's win. India Today, 10 March 2012

Polls: UP Tops in Cash Seizures, Punjab in Liquor, Outlook, 5 March 2012

Mumbai cops ensure smooth elections, Indian Express, 16 February 2012

40 live cartridges found in Rajpath bin, Times of India, 8 Feb 2012

Deposit guns by Feb 10: Noida administration, Times of India, 6 Feb 2012

Man shot outside metro station, The Hindu, 5 Feb 2012 

Man nabbed with pistols on Rajdhani Express, Times of India, 3 Feb 2012

UP polls spur demand for illegal arms from Bihar. India Today, 1 Feb 2012

Flying squad seizes illegal arms, Times of India, 24 Jan 2012  

India low on homicide: Steven Pinker, Zeenews, 23 January 2012

4,000 live cartridges found in Malwa Express, Times of India, 19 Jan 2012

NIA busts fake currency racket, arrests 14 persons, Times of India, 11 January 2012

Gun licence racket busted, arms seized. Deccan Chronicle, 10 Jan 2012.

Capital's crime rate up 4%  in 2011, The Hindu, 7 January 2012

UP shooters take a fancy to Bihar pistols, Times of India, 14 Dec 2011

Menace of illicit small arms, by Radhavinod Raju, Expressbuzz, 28 Nov 2011

Illegal gun factory unearthed, 4 held, Times of India, 21 Nov 2011  

Bihar police seize 60,000 guns annually,, 18 November 2011

Accidental firing in Pune shows cops need weapons training, DNA, 6 Oct 2011

Jobless youth held for Gurgaon toll plaza murder, Times of India, 27 Sept 2011