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.


    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


    COVID-19 vaccination drive causing sobering effect on tipplers in Adilabad
    COVID-19 vaccination drive causing sobering effect on tipplers in Adilabad

    Some of the licensed liquor shops are reporting a decrease in sales by about 30 per cent since the last few days. The trend, according to the...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 24 Sep 2021 2:08 PM GMT


    Wanted: Photography equipment for talented Adivasi youth of Kumuram Bheem Asifabad
    Wanted: Photography equipment for talented Adivasi youth of Kumuram Bheem Asifabad

    Youngsters who have taken up professional photography as a means of livelihood work either by borrowing cameras or work with an established...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 14 Sep 2021 4:52 AM GMT


    Meet Athram Mamatha, first Adivasi woman professional photographer
    Meet Athram Mamatha, first Adivasi woman professional photographer

    Coming from Raj Gond tribal, she has become a professional photographer, possibly the first aboriginal woman to wield a still camera in Telangana.

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 13 Sep 2021 5:36 AM GMT


    Indervelli police firing anniversary: Covid plays spoilsport, few Advisasis turn up
    Indervelli police firing anniversary: Covid plays spoilsport, few Advisasis turn up

    The second COVID-19 wave cast its shadow over the 40th-anniversary of Indervelli police firing with only 50 Adivasis turning up to pay homage to the...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 21 April 2021 3:29 AM GMT


    Even 40 years after Indervelli police firing incident, land issue remains unsolved
    Even 40 years after Indervelli police firing incident, land issue remains unsolved

    40 long years have passed since the infamous Indervelli police firing took place but a solution to the land problem of tribals continues to remain...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 20 April 2021 3:14 AM GMT


    Human-animal conflict: Tiger kills teenage girl at Kumram Bheem forests
    Human-animal conflict: Tiger kills teenage girl at Kumram Bheem forests

    The encroachments took place on a large scale in the 1990s. There was a huge influx of people from neighboring areas in Maharashtra. The problem of...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 30 Nov 2020 7:00 AM GMT


    Tiger claims 2nd victim in 20 days, kills tribal girl in Asifabad
    Tiger claims 2nd victim in 20 days, kills tribal girl in Asifabad

    Pasula Nirmala, an agricultural labourer from Kondapalli, was reportedly killed by a tiger while picking cotton in a field which is located in the...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 29 Nov 2020 10:45 AM GMT


    23YO tribal man killed by tiger in Asifabad district
    23YO tribal man killed by tiger in Asifabad district

    One of many tigers on prowl in the forests of Kumram Bheem Asifabad district has killed a youth on Wednesday spreading scare in the area. The youth, a ...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 11 Nov 2020 11:01 AM GMT


    Fodder shortage force shepherds to migrate from erstwhile Mahabubnagar
    Fodder shortage force shepherds to migrate from erstwhile Mahabubnagar

    ADILABAD: Shortage of fodder and lack of grasslands have forced shepherds to migrate from erstwhile Mahabubnagar to mind their cattle.Traditional...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 28 Sep 2020 10:30 AM GMT


    Tigress T2C1 who killed tribal woman captured, sent to Nagpur
    Tigress 'T2C1' who killed tribal woman captured, sent to Nagpur

    Adilabad: The tigress from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (TWS) which had killed a 60-year-old tribal woman on September 19 near Wasri village in...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 23 Sep 2020 7:58 AM GMT


    Farm bills: Adilabad farmers skeptical about Centre’s agriculture reforms
    Farm bills: Adilabad farmers skeptical about Centre’s agriculture reforms

    ADILABAD: Farmers in Adilabad district are skeptical about the agriculture reforms undertaken by the Modi government to boost growth.The Farmers’...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 21 Sep 2020 8:06 AM GMT


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