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topics Updated: May 24, 2016 16:10 IST

Around 40% of India’s mineral deposits are in the young state of Jharkhand. It is, however, among a dozen states fighting a four-decade old Maoist insurgency that is described as the country’s biggest internal security threat. The Maoists say they are fighting for the rights of peasants and landless labourers.