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.


    Why are IT raiding Cotton Industry in Telangana; Is it used to bribe voters?
    Why are IT raiding Cotton Industry in Telangana; Is it used to bribe voters?

    A study of the issue reveals that there is scope for large-scale 'camouflaged' cash transactions via the cotton trade which can be used as bribes.

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 23 Nov 2023 4:27 AM GMT


    Adilabad: Meet Sidam Anniga, first-ever Kolam tribal contesting assembly election
    Adilabad: Meet Sidam Anniga, first-ever Kolam tribal contesting assembly election

    This is the first time in history that a member of the Kolam tribe, which is categorized as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) owing to its...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 23 Nov 2023 3:48 AM GMT


    Ground Report| Nirmal: In communally sensitive constituency, BRS faces tough challenge from Congress, BJP
    Ground Report| Nirmal: In communally sensitive constituency, BRS faces tough challenge from Congress, BJP

    The three political leaders have been chief contenders for the MLA post since the 2009 elections

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 20 Nov 2023 3:39 AM GMT


    Adilabad: How faulty Dharani land record system has sparked anger among rural voters against BRS?
    Adilabad: How faulty Dharani land record system has sparked anger among rural voters against BRS?

    The prevailing anger among poor farmers threatens to cost the ruling party precious votes in these elections going by the mood of voters

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 7 Nov 2023 4:44 AM GMT


    Khanapur seat: ‘Sons of soil’ highlight crumbling infra projects, conflicts on land divisions
    Khanapur seat: ‘Sons of soil’ highlight crumbling infra projects, conflicts on land divisions

    The backbone of the strong local agricultural economy the project, popularly known as Kadem dam, has most of its over 2,500 sq km of catchment area...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 6 Nov 2023 8:30 AM GMT


    Parachute Leaders: Congress faces dissidence in Adilabad, Asifabad constituencies
    'Parachute Leaders': Congress faces dissidence in Adilabad, Asifabad constituencies

    In Adilabad, the Congress party had given a ticket to a NRI Kandi Srinivas Reddy who was earlier with the BJP

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 2 Nov 2023 4:16 AM GMT


    One Nation One Election: Villages along disputed state border want to keep double benefits
    One Nation One Election: Villages along disputed state border want to keep double benefits

    The territory in question has a dozen villages in two gram panchayats, with a combined population of around 6,000 people

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 18 Sep 2023 3:30 AM GMT


    DSRP presses alarm button about 65-year-old Kaddam irrigation project, calls for overhaul
    NewsMeter Exclusive: DSRP presses alarm button about 65-year-old Kaddam irrigation project, calls for overhaul

    The increase in flood inflow was so sharp that records show an increase from 8,693 cusecs to 3,80,071 cusecs, a whopping increase of 44 times in one...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 7 Sep 2023 4:52 AM GMT


    Congress ticket aspirant NRI Srinivasa Reddy woos Adilabad with pressure cookers
    Congress ticket aspirant NRI Srinivasa Reddy woos Adilabad with pressure cookers

    Srinivasa Reddy, hailing from Hasnapur village in Tamsi mandal of Adilabad district, is into Information Technology based at Texas, USA

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 3 Sep 2023 6:49 AM GMT


    How Telangana’s unkept promise of awarding Rs 10L has pushed unanimously elected sarpanches into debt trap
    How Telangana’s unkept promise of awarding Rs 10L has pushed unanimously elected sarpanches into debt trap

    In the case of some 'unanimous' sarpanches, the allegedly unkept promise of the incentive has resulted in problems at a personal level.

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 31 Aug 2023 5:15 AM GMT


    Ek Tha Tiger: Tipeshwar Sanctuary’s Veer returns home.
    Ek Tha Tiger: Tipeshwar Sanctuary’s 'Veer' returns 'home'

    The tiger in question was named 'veer' by regulars to the TWS based on the V-marked stripes on the left just above its right eye. The name was given...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 22 Jun 2023 5:06 AM GMT


    AIMIMs Owaisi not ruled out on fielding candidates outside Hyderabad.
    Interview: AIMIM fielding candidates outside Hyderabad not ruled out, says Owaisi

    Owaisi spoke about the current political situation in Telangana, especially concerning Muslims and the prospect of the AIMIM contesting seats in areas...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 30 May 2023 4:29 AM GMT


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