articles by Manasa Chennapragada


Drought in the Eastern Ghats: How one man struggles to help Nallamalla's monkeys survive the summer

Sunnkari Pullaya Goud, a retired Mandal Revenue Officer, has taken it upon himself to provide food and water for the wild monkeys that live on the edges of the Nallamalla forests of the Eastern Ghats


International Women's Day 2017: Smita Sabharwal, Telangana's 'People’s Officer', says merit has no gender

IAS officer Smita Sabharwal is known as the 'People’s Officer' in Telangana for her extraordinary work in Chittoor, Warangal, Vizag and Karimnagar. She was one of the women achievers we profiled in the run-up to International Women's Day


Firstpost exclusive: Narendra Modi and Chandrababu Naidu are more ruthless to Maoists, says activist Vara Vara Rao

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, fiery revolutionary writer Vara Vara Rao lashes out at the NDA, the TDP and the KCR governments for the encounter of 31 Maoists in Malkangiri


Captives of Islamic State for 414 days, two Telugu professors return to tell the tale

Two Indian teachers, who were rescued last week after over a year-long captivity by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya, returned home to Hyderabad on Saturday.


Hyderabad's ambitious new Rs 100 crore system to regulate traffic may run into potholes

Hyderabad's traffic police has now come up with an ambitious new plan to automate traffic regulation. And ‘smart’ is not good enough.


GR Radhika on Everest summit: 'I thought of turning back, but realised it took the same risk'

The first South Indian woman to scale Mount Everest, GR Radhika from Telangana, recounts her climb to the top of the world