The death of at least a dozen peasant women in a Chhattisgarh sterilization program comes in the context of a brutal counterinsurgency campaign against the Naxalite guerillas.
India's Maoist rebels issued an appeal to the Naga Regiments to resist deployment as a paramilitary counter-insurgency force to guerilla-held regions of the country.
Outrage is mounting in India against the killing of journalist Sai Reddy—at the hands of Maoist guerillas, even though police had portrayed him as a Maoist sympathizer.
Nepalese Maoist leader Prachanda sent a condolence letter to Sonia Gandhi over the attack by Maoist Naxalite guerillas in which 27 were killed, including a brutal paramilitary chief.
A controversial paramilitary leader was among 28 killed in a Naxalite ambush on a convoy accompanying politicians from a rally in India’s Chhattisgarh state.
Authorities in India say that the Naxalite guerillas, following a series of reversals, have taken refuge in the northeast, where they are trading opium for guns from Burma.