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Handloom Weaving: A Craft Saved By Village Elders

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are known worldwide for specialised handloom work. The two states manufacture exclusive sarees with intricate and distinctive designs and the...

Under ‘Operation Smile’, 200 Child Labourers Rescued From Brick Kiln In...

By Anuradha Nagaraj Chennai:  Police rescued nearly 200 children, most of them under the age of 14, who had been found working in a brick...

New Land Laws In Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Will Hurt Farmers, Say...

By Rina Chandran Mumbai: Farmers and activists are protesting legislative efforts in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana that would make acquiring land for infrastructure projects easier....

Veena and Vani: Joined By Birth And Destiny

Conjoined twins Veena and Vani, 14, have lived inside a hospital room since birth -- a room they call "home". Abandoned by their parents...

Telangana Farmers In Total Ruin. 2,500 Suicides In India’s Youngest State

Telangana: After three successive years of drought, the region of Telangana is on furlough from drought. Record rain in September delivered windfall endowments to large...

Telangana Farmers Who Own Land Have No Proof. How That’s Changing

Kongaragidda, Telangana: Poorly educated and with few resources, Kanasari Veeraswami had no way of proving he was the lawful owner of a small plot...
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Balancing home, siblings, school: 9-Year-Old Asma’s Dilemma

Government's commitment to see every child in school took another leap with the opening of India's first 12-hour school in Telangana. The school, which...
Uprooted By Drought, They Search For Home, Hope In Telangana Cities

Uprooted By Drought, They Search For Home, Hope In Telangana Cities

In its third successive year of drought, Telangana has seen massive migration to cities like Hyderabad from far flung areas.

India’s New ‘Child Bride Capital’ And How Young Girls Are Fighting...

The drought that has swallowed hope and incomes in Telangana over the last three years has left families desperate to cut expenses.
Drought Hit Telangana Farmers Sink Deeper In Debt After Digging Borewells

Drought-Hit Telangana Farmers Sink Deeper In Debt After Digging Borewells

"Our livelihood is just on land. Hoping against hope, we dig borewells to grow crop. When it fails, what can we do? The government should help."