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: 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?
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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