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'Made in Munger' gun business can tackle unemployment. IBN Live, 10 October 2015

32 revolvers, guns & more: Modi's arm aadmi sarkar. Rediff, 9 October 2014

Punjab Goes Great Guns. India Express, 3 October 2015

Govt’s licensing policy killing Munger’s gunmakers. Hindustan Times, 24 September 2015

Peace-loving Himachalis gun for licences. Hindustan Times, 2 September 2015

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

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

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

Punjab: gun culture fuels illegal arms trade. Daily Mail, 6 July 2015

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

Country firearms pouring into Hyderabad. Deccan Chronicle, 12 June 2015

Will new norms liberalise access to guns? Economic Times, 24 May 2015

No, Gandhi wouldn’t have supported the gun lobby. Gunsense, 7 May 2015

48 guns, 7900 ammunition seized in Mizoram. Economic Times, 16 April 2015

Bengaluru getting firearms from north India. Police News, 2 April 2015

Minister under fire for attending school meet with a gun. The Hindu, 31 March 2015

Illegal weapons in India: which state tops in confiscation? Factly, 24 March 2015

Delhi: Massive arms haul busted, guns and bullets seized. Times of India, 23 March 2015

India’s first gun for women fares better among men. AFP, 20 March 2015

Pistol, revolver sales on the rise. The Hindu, 21 February 2015

12 of Modi's ministers, 65 MPs have licensed guns. DNA, 20 February 2015

Huge ammo haul in Delhi ahead of Obama visit. Hindustan Times, 19 January 2015

3 arms smugglers arrested, 1,000 live cartridges seized. Tribune, 19 January 2015

Mumbai: factory-made ammunition puzzles police. Indian Express, 22 December 2014

International smuggler in Lucknow; arms recovered. Indian Express, 18 December 2014

Lucknow DGP on political firearms display. The Pioneer, 17 December 2013

More guns than licence in Chambal. Times of India, 24 November 2014

Katta pistols seized across India. Firearms Blog, 3 November 2014

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

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

Behind the smoking guns: from UP to MP. India Today, 9 October 2014

Smuggled firearms from Kolkata seized. Indian Express, 27 September 2014

Police seize 300 illegal firearms this year. Deccan Herald, 2 September 2014

Odisha: Illegal gun-making in Bhubaneswar. Times of India, 12 August 2014

Madhya Pradesh pistols outgun thriving Munger arms trade. Times of India, 21 July 2014

Five arrested in Delhi with 43 illegal pistols. South Asian Times, 20 July 2014

Illegal arms used in most murders. Times of India, 2 July 2014

India's have-gun will-shoot mind. The Pioneer, 11 June 2014 

Bhubaneswar: Five college students held with arms. The Statesman, 6 June 2014

Sale of illicit firearms on the rise in Pune. Times of India, 28 May 2014

Most country-made guns made in UP, say Mumbai cops. Times of India, 3 May 2014

Ghost boat smuggles weapons from Pakistan. Daily Mail, 8 April 2014

Over 30,000 illegal firearms in Hyderabad. Hans India, 2 April 2014

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

Modern pistols replace Munger arms tradition. Telegraph, 4 March 2014

1,950 illegal pistols seized, three held. PTI, 2 March 2014

Nepal: Six Indians arrested with arms‚ ammunition. The Himalayan, 27 February 2014

The great Chittagong arms haul and India. The Pioneer, 8 February 2014

Smuggling of China-made weapons in focus. Al Jazeera, 4 February 2014

Cop arrested for stealing revolvers. Times of India, 22 January 2014

India’s gun for women backfires. Daily Beast, 18 January 2014

Gang selling illegal firearms in Delhi busted. The Hindu, 14 January 2014

India makes first gun designed for women. Fox News, 12 January 2014

Nirbheek, India's first gun for women. Times of India, 10 January 2014 

Tracking weapon providers for NE rebels. IDSA, 7 November 2013

MPs in Rajasthan favour .32 bore revolver. Times of India, 28 October 2013

UP: more people have guns than police. Indian Express, 11 October 2013

UP gun culture worse after Akhilesh took charge. Hindustan Times, 15 September 2013

Muzaffarnagar: gun culture helped fan violence. Times of India, 10 September 2013

Munger's guns: Bihar illegal weapons hub.Indian Express, 18 August 2013

Guns to replace police batonsTimes of India, 29 July 2013

Munger gunsmiths use PMRY loans for illegal factories. India Today, 23 July 2013

Weapons smuggling from Myanmar worries authorities. Assam Tribune, 13 July 2013

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

Women cops handle hi-tech guns. Hindustan Times, 28 June 2013

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

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

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

Guns and lions. Times of India, 20 April 2013 

Illegal arms smuggling continues to thrive in district. Times of India, 2 April 2013

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt to prison for gun possession.CNN, 22 March 2013

5-year-old girl shoots mother with air-gun. Hindustan Times, 24 February 2013

Uttar Pradesh cop flaunts gun in front of students. Times Now, 18 February 2013

NCR: Police arrest three gun smugglers. Hindustan Times, 10 February 2013

Delhi women rush for arms. Times of India, 1 January 2013

Indian bus rape: rush for guns. Guardian, 1 January 2013

Rape sparks women’s rush for gun permits. Telegraph, 31 December 2012

India rape calls for gun law rewrite. Ottawa Sun, 29 December 2012

India’s growing gun culture a concern. Weekend Review, 20 December 2012

Gurgaon shootout: gun have police worried. FirstPostIndia, 15 December  2012

At Gunpoint: India Tackles Upsurge in Illegal Arms. Time, 28 November 2012

Hired guns: Who checks private guards? The Economic Times, 24 November 2012

Guns, like mobiles, are now integral to India. First Post, 22 November 2012.

Rise in illegal firearms fuels concern over gun culture. Gulf Times, 7 November 2012

Noida, an illegal arms den. Times of India, 30 September 2012

Illegal market for guns thrives in Delhi. Times of India, 23 September 2012

License to thrill: Hyderabad gun ownership. Indian Express, 16 August 2012

Celebratory firing kills boy in Bareilly; 5 cops suspended. Times of India, 18 July 2012

Indore: Firearms fascinate more women in city. Times of India, 15 July 2012

Bangalore going bang: 10,000 licences issued, India Express, 16 July 2012

Owners gone, firearms await new buyers, DNA, 15 July 2012

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in JK. PTI, 20 June 2012

Uttar Pradesh: girl dies in celebratory firing. NDTV, 19 June 2012

12 arrested, illegal gun factory unearthed. Web India, 12 June 2012

Now, lose gun license after celebratory firing. Indian Express, 25 April 2012

Maoists master skill of making weapons. The Hindu, 1 April 2012

Uttar Pradesh: boy killed in celebratory firing. The Hindu, 6 March 2012

Gun culture spreads in India, Los Angeles Times, 20 February 2012

Northwest Delhi: Man killed in celebratory firing. NDTV, 23 January 2012

Security guards arrested, 35 guns seized. Times of India, 10 January 2012

Gun-tantra in Etah, Hindustan Times, 6 January 2012

Home delivery of weapons, Times of India, 24 December 2011

Guns and grooms, The Star, 22 December 2011

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

Men get licenced guns as dowry, Times of India, 15 November 2011

Go after the gun culture, India Today, 25 September 2011

Firearms behind 12% of murders in India. Tribune, 22 Sept 2011

Decline in deaths due to firearms: Survey. Indian Express, 21 Sept 2011

Easy-to-get illegal arms. Times of India, 20 September 2011        

Most firearm deaths in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand. Webindia123, 20 Sept 2011

Film on Delhi's arms trade starts. Times of India, 17 September 2011

Gun licence adds weight to guard's CV, Hindustan Times, 3 September 2011

Sharp-shooter granny fights male domination. BBC, 3 July 2011

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar turning Nepal into hub of small arms. Yahoo News, 16 June 2011

Bihar guns seek market. India Today, 4 Feb April 2011

Walni indicates gun culture growing. Times of India, 18 July 2010

Making a killing in `katta' business. Times of India, 13 June 2010

Use of children in arms smuggling in Munger. Indian Express, 12 November 2009

Huge arms haul in Kerala. Times of India, 11 October 2008

Madhya Pradesh: gun license for sterilizationWashington Times, 29 March 2008

Armed and friendly. Times of India,5 May 2007