S. Harpal Singh

S. Harpal Singh has been working as a reporter for 32 years in Telangana, the last 20 working in Adilabad district. He has been covering tribal and environmental issues. After a 16 year stint at The Hindu, he retired as Senior Assistant Editor, in June 2020.


    A lifetime experience: Adilabad businessman sponsors flight travel for Adivasi workers to Tirupati
    A lifetime experience: Adilabad businessman sponsors flight travel for Adivasi workers to Tirupati

    Hirani, belonging to the local Ismaili Khoja community, did not bat an eyelid when the workers in his grocery shop comprising Adivasis, Dalits, and...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 1 Oct 2022 5:50 AM GMT


    Lesser known history about Operation Polo in erstwhile United Adilabad
    Lesser known history about Operation Polo in erstwhile United Adilabad

    Adilabad had produced an array of freedom fighters like Daji Shankar Rao, a landlord who turned into a dala commander or commander of an armed squad...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 13 Sep 2022 1:11 PM GMT


    Adilabad waterfalls:  A tourism goldmine that could generate employment for Adivasi youth
    Adilabad waterfalls: A tourism goldmine that could generate employment for Adivasi youth

    These two places offer a ready-made situation with some youngsters already offering their services as local guides cooking ethnic food and doubling up...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 11 Sep 2022 5:14 AM GMT


    Maoists return to Adilabad; security forces put on high alert
    Maoists return to Adilabad; security forces put on high alert

    Taking advantage of the sweeping and thick cover provided in monsoon by the rejuvenated forests, the extremists are able to move from village to...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 1 Sep 2022 3:00 AM GMT


    Adilabad: Come, join colorful animal Pola festival that binds diverse people culturally
    Adilabad: Come, join colorful animal 'Pola' festival that binds diverse people culturally

    ADILABAD: If there is one festival in India that is restricted to celebrating the role of farm animals in human ethos but also denotes cultural unity...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 27 Aug 2022 6:15 AM GMT


    A legend, a martyr: Who was Kumram Bheem?
    A legend, a martyr: Who was Kumram Bheem?

    Kumram Bheem, or Kumra Bheemu as he was originally known, was an aboriginal tribe leader who attained martyrdom on 1 September 1940 having been felled...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 21 Aug 2022 7:13 AM GMT


    Travel Telangana:Jodeghat valley- A sublime paradise that evokes patriotism
    Travel Telangana:Jodeghat valley- A sublime paradise that evokes patriotism

    Jodeghat is slowly emerging as a place of tourist interest, thanks to the Kumram Bheem memorial and the tribal museum that the Telangana government...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 12 Aug 2022 5:32 AM GMT


    New boating facility gives KB Asifabad first push towards tourism development
    New boating facility gives KB Asifabad first push towards tourism development

    KB Asifabad is considered one of the most backward districts of Telangana, but it can easily qualify as one with the most beautiful landscapes,...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 7 Aug 2022 8:00 AM GMT


    Dig into Telanganas past through the 20 Garhis of Gonds
    Dig into Telangana's past through the 20 Garhis of Gonds

    At least twenty isolated, dilapidated and spooky 'garhis' or minor forts dot the expansive tribal heartland of Adilabad, Kumram Bheem Asifabad,...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 5 Aug 2022 5:31 AM GMT


    Adilabad: Tiger corridor comes alive;  20 MO cub caught on camera
    Adilabad: Tiger corridor comes alive; 20 MO cub caught on camera

    The cub in question happens to be the fifth tiger to have entered the State through this corridor in the last four years. The last one to have ambled...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 22 July 2022 6:00 AM GMT


    Waterfalls of Adilabad:  Come, fall in love with Telanganas Niagara Falls
    Waterfalls of Adilabad: Come, fall in love with Telangana's 'Niagara Falls'

    In recent years, especially after the formation of Telangana State, a lot of amateur nature exploration has taken place which has brought to light...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 16 July 2022 6:48 AM GMT


    Adilabads Rajulguda: A unique village of banished sorcerers
    Adilabad's Rajulguda: A unique village of banished sorcerers

    JAINOOR (KUMRAM BHEEM ASIFABAD DIST.: Ever wondered what happens to people who are exiled from respective villages for their alleged 'criminal'...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 25 Sep 2021 6:30 AM GMT


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