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India's Naxalites Remain a Force to be Reckoned With

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.24.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Estimated to be 40,000 strong, the Naxalites have been waging a Maoist-inspired insurgency against the Indian government since the late 1960s.

Rebels Plant Bomb In Dead Indian Policeman

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

Maoist rebels planted a bomb inside the stomach of an Indian policeman killed during clashes in the eastern state of Jharkhand, a hotbed of left-wing ...

Touching the Untouchables in a Rural Indian Village

Jim Luce | Posted 03.17.2012 | World
Jim Luce

I have been privileged to visit two "Untouchable" villages while here on pilgrimage in India -- the first about four miles outside Bodh Gaya in Bihar province, and the other about four hours south of here, in the village of Dumri in Jharkhand province.

India's Coal Rush and Form of Mountaintop Removal: Interview with Jharkhand Leader Bulu Imam

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Despite India's high profile in the recent Cancun climate talks and New Delhi's declaration of its coal free future last year, the rising energy deman...

India: Maoists Hijack Train Filled With 700 Passengers

The Times Of India | Sonali Das | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI: The hostage crisis on board a train at Latehar in Jharkhand has ended with the Naxalites releasing the passengers. All the passengers are b...