Armed Violence News:



Naxals killed in gunbattle with cops in Raipur. Indian Express, 27 September 2015

Maoist gun factory busted, arms seized. Indian Express, 18 September 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Fatalities in left wing extremism, 2005-15. SATP, 24 May 2015

Countering left wing extremism: failures within successes. IPCS, 21 May 2015

Maoist rebels in India release 250 hostagesAl Jazeera, 15 May 2015

CRPF deployed in Red zones will get AK-47s. Times of India, 26 April 2015

Naxals killing spree, third attack in three days. Tehelka, 13 April 2015

India Maoist rebels kill policemen in Chhattisgarh. BBC, 3 February 2015

Probe in Naxal ambush; informant under police lens. Economic Times, 3 February 2015

Forecast: Naxal violence in 2015. IPCS, 22 January 2015

Chhattisgarh Maoists attack: PM Modi condemns. Indian Express, 2 December 2014

Maoist rebels kill 14 policemen in Chhattisgarh. BBC, 1 December 2014

PM Modi asks Naxals to abjure violenceDNA, 21 November 2014

Two Naxals gunned down in Chhattisgarh. DNA India, 17 November 2014 

Anti-Maoist: first women commandos' team. Hindustan Times, 16 November 2014

Govt eradicating Maoism, Rajnath Singh. Business Standard, 12 November 2014

Karnataka pays more when Naxals surrender. Indian Express, 17 September, 2014

Six thousand killed: Naxal Violence. IPCS, 15 September 2014

A 'Maoist’s' arrest. Frontline, 13 June 2014

Maharashtra: costly lapse. SATP, 19 May 2014

Patterns of Naxal recruitment. IPCS, May 2014

CPI (Maoist) and urban movement. IDSA, 12 May 2014

Naxal violence: old challenges for the new government. IPCS, 21 April 2014

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

In former Maoist zone, Congress hopes yield returns. The Hindu, 4 April 2014.

Examining the Maoists' attacks in Jeeram Ghati. IDSA, 27 March 2013

Police ready to face Maoist threat in Visakhapatnam. The Hindu, 24 March 2014

Strict vigil in naxal-hit areas, says DGP. The Hindu, 12 March 2014

Maoists: a bloody start to Spring. Tehelka, 11 March 2014 

Maoist kill Indian police in Chhattisgarh. Guardian, 11 March 2014

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

Naxalism in Chhattisgarh: down, not wiped out. IDSA, 30 January 2014

Maoists seek sanctuaries and external support. IDSA, 27 January 2014

Left-wing extremism 2013: the threat continues. IPCS, 26 January 2014

Chhattisgarh Maoist surrender and anti-Naxal ops. Tehelka, 8 January 2014

Six Maoists and arms held in Sarguja. Times of India, 24 December 2013

Former allies take on Maoists. The Telegraph, 28 November 2013

Naxals trying to open new theatre in south India: MHA. Economic Times, 25 November 2013

Maoism continues because injustice does. Tehelka, 23 November 2013

Naxal Violence: Is the CPI (Maoist) fading?IPCS, 22 November 2013

Woman tribals killed by Maoists in Malkangiri. The Pioneer, 21 November 2013

Ballots over bullets as Chhattisgarh sees 67% polling. DNA, 12 November 2013

How security forces foiled plot by Naxalites. Times of India, 12 November 2013

Surveillance against Maoists campaign. Times of India, 6 October 2013

11 Maoists surrender in Malkangiri. The Hindu, 9 October 2013

12 Maoists surrender in Odisha. Times of India, 4 October 2013

Odisha cops gun down 14 Maoists for ambush on Congress. DNA, 15 September 2013

9 Maoists lay down arms in Malkangiri. The Indian Express, 10 September 2013

Female cadre: 4 Maoists surrender. The Hindu, 4 September 2013

Thailand arrest links China to Maoist arms. WorldPress, 1 September 2013

Analysis: India's Maoist challenge. ALJazeera, 24 August 2013

Two Maoists surrender in Andhra Pradesh. Economic Times, 24 August 2013

Maoist literature recovered after exchange of fire. The Hindu, 14 August 2013

Maoists link in Odisha: mass surrender of CMAS. IDSA, 5 August 2013

Assam: ULFA strongholds falling to reds. Tehelka, 27 July 2013 

Maoists kill 5 securitymen, loot 30 rifles in Bihar. India.TV, 18 July 2013

Maoists kill SP, 5 others in Jharkhand. India Today, 2 July 2013.

Women cadres take bigger roles in Maoist groups. Times of India, 1 Jul 2013

Maoists: red hot rage. Outlook, 10 June 2013

India's ungoverned spaces: out of the trees. Economist, 1 June 2013

Naxal violence: Chhattisgarh massacre and systemic rot. IPCS, 30 May 2013

Maoist rebels kill 17 in India. BBC, 25 May 2013

Maoists attack Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh. India Today, 25 May 2013

Raman Singh: Maoist Violence A Legacy of Past Govts.Outlook, 20 May 2013

Naxal Violence: The LWE Redux in Jharkhand

Criminalisation of Maoist movement in Jharkhand. The Hindu, 3 March 2013

Tension in Assam's Baksa after youths found killed. Hindustan Times, 24 February 2013

Deadly blast kills policemen in eastern India. Aljazeera, 23 February 2013

Maoists take away food for mid-day meal, PDS., 2 March 2013

Arms suppliers to Maoists held from Chandni Chowk. Times of India, 11 February 2013

Maoists vow to continue putting bombs in dead bodies. Times of India, 11 February 2013

Jharkhand: policeman killed; Maoists arrested. BuisnessStandard, 5 February 2013

Jharkhand: SP's convoy attacked. BuisnessStandard, 4 February 2013

Two Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh. Business Standard, 24 January 2013

Police gun down 6 naxalites in Gadchiroli. Hindustan Times, 20 January 2013

Mobile project in Maoist hit states stuck. The Hindu, 18 January 2013

Flawed anti-Maoist strategy. Indian Express, 18 January 2013

Naxal Violence: Expanding into India’s Northeast?IPCS, 17 January 2013

Home ministry blueprint to tackle the Maoist menace. India Today, 16 January 2013

State-wise extent of Naxal violence during 2008 to 2012Ministry of Home Affairs GoI, 15 January 2013. Related report: Naxal Management Division, MHA

Chhattisgarh: Maoists are inhuman: Jairam Ramesh. Zee News, 13 Jan 2013

Guns not a solution, Naxalism rise due to wrong policies. Times of India, 7 Jan 2013

Two Maoist cadres surrender in WB. Business Standard, 25 Dec 2012

Abujmarh Encounter: police arrested children as Naxals., 19 Dec 2012  

India Maoist rebels to stop brutal execution methods. BBC, 30 Oct 2012

Development Initiatives in Naxal Affected Areas.IPCS, 25 October 2012

Bihar CRPF killed in encounter with Maoists. Hindustan Times, 10 September 2012

Better guns to battle Naxals, says CRPF Director General. IBNLive, 2 Sept 2012

Jharkhand’s stunning seizure: US Army rifle being sold to Maoists. The Indian Express, 1 September 2012

Maoist movement could spread : VK Singh. Deccan Chronicle, 27 August 2012 

Primitive weapons in Naxal areas bannedDeccan Herald, 12 August 2012

130 landmines seized from Maoists in Jharkhand. Jagran Post, 5 August 2012

Raipur: Naxal killed in encounter: weapons recovered., 3 August 2012

Maoists attack CRPF, police in Gadchiroli. The Hindu, 30 July 2012

3 Maoists arrested as rebels observe 'Martyrs' Week'. The Sunday India, 28 July 2012

8 Naxals held in two Bihar districts. Indian Express, 23 July 2012  

Assam: Explosives found in Baksa., 22 July 2012

Death. And dark lies in Bastar., 21July 2012  

30-minute gun battle between Naxals, cops. Times of India, 21 July 2012

Maoist: Bihar Timeline 2012. SATP, July 2012

Centre: Jharkhand forces to operate against Maoists. Times of India, 18 July 2012

Chandran, Targeted Killings as Counter-Naxal Strategy, IPCS, 17 July 2012

Chaturvedi, Targeted Killings as Counter-Naxal Strategy, IPCS, 16 July 2012

Andhra Pradesh: Maoists escape police net. The Hindu, 16 July 2012

Govt mulling over new surrender policy for Maoists. The Sunday India, 13 July 2012

Why anti-naxal ops became a terrifying black hole., 14July 2012  

1,856 civilians and 505 Maoists dead since 2009. DNA, 10 July 2012

Bastar: CM Raman says Naxals used human shields. Indian Express, 4 July 2012

Bastar: Chhattisgarh killings: Maoists or villagers? NDTV, 4 July 2012

Andhra Pradesh: 25 Maoists arrested. The Hindu, 3 July 2012

Naxalites: Open a Track II, Outlook, 2 July 2012

Maoists attack CRPF, police in Gadchiroli. The Hindu, 30 July 2012

Maoist arms dump found in East Godavari forest. PTI, 29 June 2012

18 Naxals killed in Chhatisgarh. The Tribune, 29 June 2012

Jharkhand: Maoists blow up Panchayat building. News Track India, 28 June 2012

Police seizes huge explosives meant for Maoists. The Sunday India, 26 June 2012

Naxalites recruiting children: U.N report. The Hindu, 20 June 2012

Maoists blow up rail in Chhattisgarh. Daily News and Analysis, 12 June 2012

Maoists set ablaze road roller. IBN Live, 11 June 2012

CRPF jawan killed, 10 security injured by Maoists. The Hindu, 11 June 2012

Maoist arrested in Delhi. Hindustan Times, 8 June 2012

Special teams to keep vigil on Maoist leaders. The Hindu, 4 June 2012

Maoist leader surrenders in Bihar. IBN Live, 28 May 2012

Salwa Judum added to Naxal ranks: Sukma collector. Hindustan Times, 27 May 2012  

Arms cache recovered from Maoists in Jharkhand. News Track India, 21 May 2012

Maoist strike cripples Chhattisgarh, 8 police injured. Jagran Post, 17 May 2012

Naxal violence declined in 2011, says Odisha top cop. DNA, 15 May 2012  

Huge cache of explosives unearthed in Gondia. Times of India, 15 May 2012

Maoists storm train in Jharkhand, leave bomb. FirstPost India, 15 May 2012

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

Maoists Kill Police Officer in Chhattisgarh., 14 May 2012

Maoists abduct BJP leader. Rediffnews, 14 May 2012

Ali Ahmed, Missing Elements in the Counter-Naxal Strategy. IPCS, 9 May 2012

Maoists exploit forces ops halt to lay landmines. Deccan Chronicle, 6 May 2012

Kidnaps could be a failed experiment for Maoists. The Hindu, 6 May 2012

Managing Maoists in West BengalFrontline, 5 May 2012

Maoists: Kidnap as strategy. Frontline, 5 May 2012

Maoists expanding base in Assam. Yahoo News, 4 May 2012

Maoists slit the throat of a contractor in Malkangiri. The Asian Age, 4 May 2012

Chhattisgarh women tortured by police. The Hindu, 1 May 2012

27 Maoists held in Munger district of Bihar. Jagran Post, 30 April 2012

Govt to set up 2,200 mobile towers in Maoist-hit states. DNA, 29 April 2012  

Naxals up the ante, kill sarpanch. Times of India, 24 April 2012

It's Catch-22 for officials in Maoist areas. The Hindu, 23 April 2012

Intelligence agencies sense Maoist infiltration. The Hindu, 23 April 2012

Jharkhand: Maoists torch road construction machinery. IBN Live, 22 April 2012

Jharkhand: for Naxalite kin, police raid, Red rage. The Telegraph, 18 April 2012

Jabalpur: Expired Army tank ammunition sold to Naxals. IBNLive, 13 April 2012

Working in Naxal affected Bihar. The Hindu, 10 April 2012

Chasing shadows in Abujmard, ‘Operation Hakka'. The Hindu, 10 April 2012

India to free Maoists for abducted Orissa politician. BBC, 5 April 2012

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

India's Maoists: blood in the corridor, Economist, 31 March 2012

Italian hostage Claudio Colangelo released in India. BBC, 25 March 2012

Maoists taking to opium farming to source funds. The Pioneer, 9 March 2012

23 Maoists surrender with arms, Outlook, 4 March 2012

85 fortified police stations to come up in Bihar. Times of India, 24 February 2012

One killed in Jharkhand Maoist attack. IANS Live, 23 February 2012        

Orissa: Three women Maoists arrested,, 14 February 2012

Five ultras surrender in Jharkhand. Times of India, 28 January 2012

India: Providing healthcare in the red forests. MsF, 25 January 2012

Sexual abuse of women cadres by Naxals? .The Asian Age, 24 January 2012

Explosives, Maoist literature seized., 23 January 2012

Rebels kill 13 policemen: blow up armoured vehicle. Telegraph, 22 January 2012  

Dantewada MLA escapes Naxal attack. Asian Age, 12 January 2012

Maoists shoot private guards in Jharkhand. Daily News & Analysis, 10 January 2012

Maoist extortion reports in Sadiya. Telegraph, 9 January 2012

Explosives seized in Jharkhand. CNBC, 7 January 2012

Strike against killing of police by Maoists. The Hindu, 7 January 2012

100 youth will be recruited to fight Naxals. The Hindu, 6 January 2012

Maoists at it again. The Hindu, 6 January 2012

India Maoists 'spread to north-east states'. BBC, 23 November 2011

Where the Maoist war is far from won. BBC, 22 November 2011

Integrated Action Must to Check Naxalism. Outlook, 20 Nov 2011 

Inside India’s ‘red corridor’. ALJazeera, 20 Oct 2011

Naxalism the Most Violent Movement in India. Outlook, 13 Sept 2011

An end to an unending war in India. ALJazeera, 21 July 2011

Indian court rules anti-Maoist militia unconstitutional. BBC, 5 July 2011

Profile: India's Maoist rebels. BBC, 4 March 2011

Red Cross and MSF accused of helping India Maoists. BBC, 21 Jan 2011

How India's rise turned an obscure revolt into a raging war. Foreign Policy, 16 August 2010

Government aware of Maoist-China link. DNA, 9 November 2009.

Govt explores rehab option for surrendered Maoists. Times of India, 17 July 2009