April 06, 2021
Deadly Maoist Insurgents Strike Again in India, Exposing Security Flaws
By Sudha Ramachandran
Fighting the insurgents requires discretion and nimbleness, not a loud, visible intrusion of security forces.
March 09, 2021
Second, Kinder Acts: The Story of Reena Nachika
By Abhijit Mohanty
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the story of a young Indian Maoist who turned her back on violence – and now champions education instead.
August 31, 2020
Despite COVID-19 the Future of India’s Maoist Insurgency Looks Like Its Past
By Tarun Nair
The anti-state movement’s longevity is intimately tied to New Delhi’s overreliance on kinetic options. The pandemic is unlikely to change this.
May 03, 2019
India’s Unsolved Maoist Terrorism Problem
By Vinay Kaura
The latest bombing on May 1 underscored that the threat from Naxal insurgents is very much still present.
March 05, 2019
On Building Peace in Maoist-Torn Central India
By Avinash Giri
The Indian state of Chhattisgarh, which has been mired with a decades-long violent conflict, seeks change.
December 06, 2018
India’s War on Reporting
By Siddharthya Roy
In Chhattisgarh, a 50-year-old civil war has left little room for nuance or reason.
January 09, 2018
A Blueprint for Ending India's Naxal Rebellion
By Swaptik Chowdhury
New Delhi should look at the Colombia peace deal as a model for bringing peace to its heartland.
July 26, 2017
Using Sports to Fight Naxalism in India
By Kavita Tatwadi and Sumit Kumar
Evidence suggests that sports-based interventions can discourage youth from violence, and also aid social development.
August 11, 2016
Life in an Indian Police State
By Anuradha Sharma
An interview with Shubhranshu Choudhary, a journalist in Chhattisgarh at the epicenter of the Maoist guerrilla war.
July 27, 2016
Is There an Alliance Between ISIS and India's Maoists?
By Uddipan Mukherjee
A closer look at reports of a link between ISIS and Naxals.