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#5200, 8 December 2016
Muse Rebel Attacks
Dangers of Myanmar's Two-Faced Peace Process

Angshuman Choudhury analyses the recent violence in Muse and possible implications for peace talks in Myanmar
#5154, 19 October 2016
Red Affairs
End Game: Fractured and Scarred Tribal Communities

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray reviews the progress of the State's efforts to rid the menace of Left Wing Extremism and analyses the side effects of the same
#5130, 19 September 2016
Red Affairs
The Dream that the State Sells

Dr. Bibhu Prasad Routray elaborates on those elements of state policy that contribute to the continuing unrest in regions currently affected by Left Wing Extremism
#5109, 17 August 2016
Red Affairs
Development and Maoists

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray asks whether the CPI-Maoist is genuinely interested in bringing development to Indiá's tribal population
#5086, 20 July 2016
Red Affairs
Maoists Vs Former Maoists: A Peep into Jharkhand's Counter-LWE Policy

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray considers the policy of pitting factions of the CPI-Maoist against the parent outfit
#5064, 20 June 2016
Red Affairs
The Re-cleansing of Nallamala

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray argues that the recent claim of the re-cleansing of Nallamala would at best be a temporary setback for the left wing extremist group, CPI-Maoist
#4988, 17 February 2016
Red Affairs
Forecast 2016: Shrinking Space for Left-wing Extremism

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray makes projections on the Left-wing Extremism issue in India, for 2016
#4980, 1 February 2016
India and the IS: Lessons from Telangana’s LWE Experience
Husanjot Chahal analyses the application of lessons from Telangana's LWE experience in countering the IS threat in India
#4971, 25 January 2016
Forecast 2016: Security Situation in Northeast India
Wasbir Hussain identifies five potential security scenarios that might emerge in India's northeast in 2016
#4970, 25 January 2016
Himalayan Frontier
Forecast 2016: Nepal

Dr Pramod Jaiswal looks at the headlining issues of 2015 to weigh in on what the current year could look like for the country 
#4657, 15 September 2014
Red Affairs
Six Thousand Plus Killed: The Naxal Ideology of Violence

Bibhu Prasad Routray blames the naxal leadership for advocating bloodshed and annihilation

#4608, 18 August 2014
Red Affairs
Anti-Naxal Operations: Seeking Refuge in Symbolism

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray highlights the current state of affairs resulting from the policy stagnation that marks the anti-Naxal initiative
#4414, 30 April 2014
Myanmar: Peace in Kachin State?
Aparupa Bhattacherjee delineates the obstacles in the way of a substantive peace deal
#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 
  
SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
India and its Neighbourhood: An Audit of Conflict and Peace
10 July 2015

   
News
Nepal disaster: Relief as some UK trekkers make contact
BBC News, 20 October 2014
Mr Hinkes said the Nepali authorities needed more helicopters for the rescue effort. A total of 282 people have been brought down from the Annapurna mountain range following the storms.

6 North East ultra groups call boycott of Republic Day
The Morung Express, 22 January 2014
ULFA-Independent and five other North East militant outfits have jointly called a boycott of Republic Day celebrations and a general strike that day in the entire region.  A 'solidarity statement' by ULFA-I here today said the boycott...

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...

Two Maoists killed
The Hindu, 22 January 2014
Two Maoists were killed and a cache of arms was seized following a prolonged encounter between the security forces and the insurgents in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Tuesday. The incident took place in the restive forests of Gudabeda and...

Explosives recovered during anti-Maoist operations in Bihar
The Hindu, 21 January 2014
A huge haul of explosives, including 70 hand grenades and 25 live pipe bombs, were recovered in a joint operation launched by the CRPF and Bihar Police in Naxal-hit Munger and Jamui districts of the state on Tuesday.   Acting on a tip-off...

Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
Patterns of Naxal Recruitment
Uddipan Mukherjee
Issue Brief 253
 
 

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