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.


    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


    `Electric jugad: 26 persons killed last year in Telangana rural; Discoms face brunt
    'Electric jugad': 26 persons killed last year in Telangana rural; Discoms face brunt

    It recorded 26 human deaths and 96 deaths of animals last year forcing the NPDCL to pay out Rs. 1.3 crore as compensation

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 16 May 2023 5:12 AM GMT


    Bicycle mechanic daughter Deepika Biswas from Asifabad tops in Intermediate
    Asifabad bicycle mechanic’s daughter aims high after scoring top marks in intermediate

    The studious girl does not seem to divert her attention away from her studies. Her hobbies are restricted to just reading and music

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 11 May 2023 2:04 PM GMT


    Timber smuggling in Adilabad
    Pushpa redux: Timber smuggling raises ugly head again in Adilabad

    There is a nexus between the habitual offenders and timber smugglers based at Nizamabad district headquarters and the Khanapur area in Adilabad

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 26 April 2023 5:30 AM GMT


    Beer sales in Adilabad
    Whiskey’s out, Beer is in: In Adilabad, beer sales up by 30% in 2022–23

    About a couple of years ago, cheap liquor had constituted nearly 60 per cent of the total liquor sale in Telangana, including combined Adilabad

    By S. Harpal Singh  Published on 9 April 2023 7:18 AM GMT


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