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India hit by eight bomb attacks in 2008, faces threat from 36 terrorist organizations.

Byline: ANI

New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): There are at least 36 organizations listed as terrorist groups by the Government of India The Government of India (Hindi: भारत सरकार [3]Bhārat Sarkār), officially referred to as the Union Government, and commonly as Central Government  who are creating an environment of terror in different parts of the country.

In north-India, the terrorist list includes Babbar Khalsa, Bhindranwala Tigers Force of Khalistan, Communist Party of India
''Note: This article title may be easily confused with Communist Party of India (Marxist).
The Communist Party of India (CPI) is a political party in India.
 (Maoist), Dashmesh Regiment, International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF), Kamagata Maru Dal of Khalistan, Khalistan Armed Force, Khalistan Liberation Force The Khalistan Liberation Force or KLF was a Sikh separatist group responsible for several terrorist bombings of civilian targets in India during the 1980s and 1990s, sometimes in conjunction with Kashmir separatists. , Khalistan Commando Force The Khalistan Commando Force (KCF) is a Sikh militant organization whose goal was the eventual formation of the Sikh state of Khalistan, which would encompass Punjab, India, as well as some districts of neighboring states. , Khalistan Liberation Army, Khalistan Liberation Front, Khalistan Liberation Organisation, Khalistan National Army, Khalistan Guerilla Force, Khalistan Security Force, Khalistan Zindabad Force The Khalistan Zindabad Force is a Sikh militant outfit comprised mainly of Jammu based Sikhs that advocates the creation of an independent Sikh majority state called Khalistan by achieving the independence of the Punjab state in India and adjoining Punjabi-speaking areas of , Shaheed Khalsa Force.

In the volatile Kashmir, the terror groups include Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Hizbul Mujahideen, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, Farzandan-e-Milat,United Jihad Council, Al-Qaeda and Students Islamic Movement of India The Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) was formed in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh state, in April 1977. The stated mission of SIMI is the ‘liberation of India’ from western materialistic cultural influence and to convert it into an Islamic society.  (SIMI).

In the north-east region, the list includes National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM), Naga National Council-Federal (NNCF), National Council of Nagaland-Khaplang, United Liberation Front of Asom The United Liberation Front of Asom is a terrorist group from Assam, among many other such groups in North-East India. It claims to have been founded at the site of the historic Ahom structure Rang ghar on April 7, 1979. , People's Liberation Army, Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) and Zomi Revolutionary Front.

In the Central India, the terror groups include People's War Group,Balbir militias, Naxals and the Ranvir Sena

India has been badly hit be bomb blasts in 2008.

November 26: Mumbai terrorist attacks kill over 100, 287 injured

October 30: Explosions kill at least 64 in north-eastern Assam

September 30: Blasts in western India kill at least seven

September 27: Bomb blasts kill one in Delhi

September 13: Five bomb blasts kill 18 in Delhi

July 26: At least 22 small bombs kill 49 in Ahmedabad

July 25: Seven bombs go off in Bangalore killing two people

May 13: Seven bomb hit markets and crowded streets in Jaipur killing 63 (ANI)

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