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Bihar election: Tight security, firearms deposited. NDTV, 7 October 2015

‘People can’t be compelled to deposit licenced arms’. Nyoooz, 7 October 2015

Bihar: Guns and gangs, will it be different this time? Economic Times, 13 September 2015

Bihar: Election Commission cracks down on Illegal firearms. NDTV, 12 September 2015

Bengaluru: Deposit firearms by August 10. Indian Express, 19 July 2015

Chandigarh: In poll areas only 40 pc deposit arms. Indian Express, 22 February 2015

Punjab: Only 40 pc licence holders deposit arms. Indian Express, 22 February 2015

Punjab: Uphill task: collect firearms from villagers. The Tribune, 15 February 2015

The ballot and the barrel. Foreign Policy, 16 May 2014

Mumbai: 205 licenced weapons deposited with police so far. DNA, 3 April 2014

Hyderabad: Election Commission gun rule sparks fear. Deccan Chronicle, 29 March 2014

Assam: Just 20 pc of 50,000 licenced arms deposited. Firstpost, 28 March 2014

Another BJP office attacked in Manipur. The Hindu, 6 April 2014

Abductions cast a shadow on polls in Manipur. The Hindu, 4 April 2014

Gun market blazes in Bihar ahead of polls. DNA, 1 April 2014

EC bans display of firearms in UP. India123, 31 March 2014

EC to rely on satellite phones in Naxal-hit areas. The Hindu, 26 March 2014

Police brace up for Naxal threat. The Hindu, 26 March 2014

Suspected terrorists arrested ahead of polls, planning to target UP. NDTV, 27 March 2014

Over 1 lakh licensed weapons deposited. India123, 15 March 2014

Madhya Pradesh: Over 1 lakh licensed weapons deposited. India123, 15 March 2014

Chandigarh: 755 guns handed over in 6 days. Times of India, 14 March 2014

Naxals plan to target leaders during rallies: MHA. The Hindu, 14 February 2014

Why do India's MPs love guns? BBC, 3 August 2012

Police battle illegal arms, liquor ahead of India elections. The Tribune, 23 February 2012

2000 gun owners ignore poll rule to deposit firearms. Telegraph, 23 April 2011

India elections causing illegal gun prices to rise. Firearms Blog, 2 May 2009

Pre-poll arms bazaar throws up gun politics. Telegraph, 23 April 2009

Kanpur: Police in bind over confiscation of firearms. Time of India, 8 April 2009

Election Commission restrictions on arms during elections, NEC, 8 Jan 2007