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.


    Adilabad:  Hopes float as vulture conservationists start GSM tagging scavenger birds
    Adilabad: Hopes float as vulture conservationists start GSM tagging scavenger birds

    Ten of these carrion-feeding aves have been tagged with GSM based tracking devices at the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 7 July 2024 6:43 AM GMT


    Only one pair sighted: Funds shortage hits vulture research, conservation in Telangana
    'Only one pair sighted': Funds shortage hits vulture research, conservation in Telangana

    The Vulture Conservation Programme (VCP) was launched in 2014 with a paltry fund of Rs. 5 lakh per year

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 3 July 2024 8:27 AM GMT


    Five years of Sarsala attack: How land pattas are encouraging forest encroachers in Kumram Bheem Asifabad
    Five years of Sarsala attack: How land pattas are encouraging forest encroachers in Kumram Bheem Asifabad

    The incident had attracted country-wide attention exposing the role of politicians in the illegal decimation of pristine forests

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 30 Jun 2024 5:30 AM GMT


    Telangana delays community forest rights for Adilabad tribals
    Telangana delays community forest rights for Adilabad tribals

    The FRA envisages giving rights to forest lands to individual tribals called Individual Forest Rights (IFR) to local communities, subject to its...

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 23 Jun 2024 6:38 AM GMT


    Adilabad forests spring back to life after the first monsoon showers
    Adilabad forests spring back to life after the first monsoon showers

    The dry deciduous forests in the central highlands of unified Adilabad are in fact never completely dry thanks to the fabulous range of tree species

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 16 Jun 2024 7:33 AM GMT


    Amid religious polarisation, BJP repeats its win in Adilabad seat comfortably
    Amid religious polarisation, BJP repeats its win in Adilabad seat comfortably

    The BJP was projected as a winner much before the start of the electoral process as the party held four of the seven Assembly segments

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 4 Jun 2024 1:34 PM GMT


    NewsMeter Impact: EC to transport 92 voters of Adilabads Bheemangodi to polling station
    NewsMeter Impact: EC to transport 92 voters of Adilabad's Bheemangodi to polling station

    The voters had faced the prospect of an over 6 km agonizing trek to reach their polling station

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 10 May 2024 7:09 AM GMT


    Ignored once again: Under scorching sun, Adilabads Bheemangondi voters to trek 6 km to reach polling station
    Ignored once again: Under scorching sun, Adilabad's Bheemangondi voters to trek 6 km to reach polling station

    Bheemangondi is a 32-house hamlet surrounded by hillocks on all sides.

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 7 May 2024 10:21 AM GMT


    Tribal electorate in Adilabad set example for diligent voting every election
    Tribal electorate in Adilabad set example for diligent voting every election

    Rural tribal voters exercised diligence in casting their vote which resulted in a voting % of over 90% getting recorded in their polling stations

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 6 May 2024 10:14 AM GMT


    Lok Sabha Polls: Karimnagar’s transformation from left-extremist stronghold to nationalist bastion
    Lok Sabha Polls: Karimnagar’s transformation from left-extremist stronghold to nationalist bastion

    A noteworthy factor of all elections held here since the late 1970s is that they had been under the cloud of left-wing extremism

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 5 May 2024 5:00 AM GMT


    Nizamabad Lok Sabha seat: How promise of revival of turmeric board affected voter behaviour?
    Nizamabad Lok Sabha seat: How promise of revival of turmeric board affected voter behaviour?

    In the last Parliamentary election, BJP’s Dharmapuri Arvind defeated Kavitha

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 29 April 2024 3:28 AM GMT


    Adilabad: In triangular contest, BRS fights for survival; Congress, BJP leave no stone unturned
    Adilabad: In triangular contest, BRS fights for survival; Congress, BJP leave no stone unturned

    The first general election in Adilabad seat in 1952, was won by C. Madhav Reddy on the Socialist Party ticket.

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 22 April 2024 2:53 AM GMT


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