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#4563, 14 July 2014
Himalayan Frontier
Federalism and Nepal: Internal Differences

Pramod Jaiswal analyses the debate on federalism in Nepal and the difference in the narratives between marginalised communities and the high hill elites
#4514, 16 June 2014
Red Affairs
Tackling Naxal Violence: An Agenda for the New Indian Government

Bibhu Prasad Routray makes recommendations for the new government in New Delhi towards tackling left-wing extremism
#4445, 19 May 2014
Red Affairs
Naxalism: The Insufficiency of a Force-Centric Approach

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray says that the political leadership must inject vigour into what remains a mostly a sluggish civil administrative establishment
#4395, 21 April 2014
Red Affairs
Naxal Violence: Old Challenges for the New Government

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray says that left-wing extremism will continue to be a developmental and governance challenge in the foreseeable future
#4341, 17 March 2014
Red Affairs
Combating Naxal Violence: Transient and Permanent Success

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray comments on the importance of a strategy that ensures the gradual shrinking of areas that witness Maoist attacks
#4273, 26 January 2014
Year in Review
Left-wing Extremism 2013: The Threat Continues

Dr N Manohran provides the highlights of the naxal conflict in India during 2013
#4264, 19 January 2014
Red Affairs
Surrender of Gudsa Usendi: Ominous beginning for the Naxals?

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray comments on the recent surrender of a naxal leader
#4189, 22 November 2013
Naxalism: Profile of Deo Kumar Singh Alias Arvindji
Deepak Kumar Nayak outlines the background, strategy and support base of the leader 
#4187, 22 November 2013
Naxal Violence: Is the CPI (Maoist) Fading?
Deepak Kumar Nayak says that status quo will be maintained
#4094, 22 August 2013
Half Yearly Review
Naxal Violence: Progressive Consolidation

Deepak Kumar Nayak comments as part of the IPCS Database on Peace and Conflict in South Asia
#4093, 21 August 2013
Naxal Violence: New Structures and Old Woes in Jharkhand
Bibhu Prasad Routray cautions that although the belated establishment of a new anti-Maoist cell is welcome, to expect results would be misplaced
#3986, 10 June 2013
Naxal Violence: Profile of Katakam Sudarshan
Deepak Kumar Nayak outlines the background, strategy and support base of the leader
#3970, 31 May 2013
Naxal Violence: Are Political Parties the Maoists’ New Target?
Deepak Kumar Nayak on a paradigm shift in Maoist strategy vis-a-vis political parties
#3967, 31 May 2013
Naxal Violence: What should be Done to Counter?
N Manoharan on the need to evolve a counter-strategy against the rise of left wing extremism in the country
#3964, 30 May 2013
Securing the First Line of Defence
D Suba Chandran explores the role of political parties in the dialogue between the society and the state
#3961, 30 May 2013
Naxal Violence: Chhattisgarh Massacre and the Systemic Rot
Medha Chaturvedi on the lacunae in the Central government's dealings with the Naxals and a possible road ahead
  
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Naxal Arrested in Narayanpur District of Chhattisgarh
New Indian Express, 26 March 2014
A Naxal `commander', who carried a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head, was arrested in the Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.Among other incidents, he was allegedly involved in the ambush in Dhaudai in which 27 CRPF troopers were killed...

Chhattisgarh: Naxal camp busted, arms seized
Indian Express, 17 March 2014
Ahead of the first phase of election in 70 Assembly seats and 10 Lok Sabha seats in Naxal-dominated districts of Orissa, security forces achieved a major success when they busted a Maoist camp operating in the Chhattisgarh forests on the state border.The...

Indian Mujahideen (IM) tried to contact Nepal Maoists: NIA
Mizo News, 24 February 2014
New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal tried to contact Maoists of Nepal to seek their help in carrying out terror strikes in India, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said in the charge sheet filed against him.Investigation has...

Maoist leader arrested in Bihar
Hindu, 15 February 2014
The Bihar police on Saturday arrested Maoist Ram Pravesh Baitha alias Satish, allegedly in charge of Bihar operations, along with Pravesh Mishra, an alleged arms supplier to the Maoists, Amit Kumar, IG-Operations, said. A team of the Special Task Force...

Police lens on people with Naxal links
The Asian Age, 22 January 2014
The Chhattisgarh police has begun a probe into alleged link of some industrialists, businessmen and politicians in the state with Naxals following interrogation of two Maoist associates, arrested here recently. “The two arrested Maoist associates...

Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
Patterns of Naxal Recruitment
Uddipan Mukherjee
Issue Brief 253
Contemporary Naxal Movement in India: New Trends, State Responses and Recommendations
Rajat Kumar Kujur
Research Paper 27
Second National Dialogue on the Naxal Problem: Mapping the Motivations and Local Support
Conference Report 43
The Naxal Problem: Understanding the Issues, Challenges and Alternative Approaches
Aryaman Bhatnagar , Annapoorna Karthika , Anureet Rai , Amruta Karambelkar , Sanghita Datta and Medha Chaturvedi
Conference Report 38
Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2011
Conference Report 32
Countering the Naxalites: Deploying the Armed Forces
PR Chari
Special Report 89
Banning the Naxalites: What Next?
Rajat Kumar Kujur
Issue Brief 109
Terrorism and Armed Violence in India: An Analysis of Events in 2008
Devyani Srivastava
Special Report 71
Armed Conflicts in South Asia, 2009
Edited by Rekha Chakravarthi
Conference Report 15
Failure or Functional Anarchy?: Understanding Weak/Failing States in South Asia
D Suba Chandran
Issue Brief 100
Naxal Conflict in 2008: An Assessment
Issue Brief 93
Naxalite Movements of India: A Profile
Rajat Kumar Kujur
Research Paper 15
books
Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008: Growing Violence
D Suba Chandran and PR Chari (eds.)
New Delhi: Routledge, 2008
 
 

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