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Choosing between Telangana and Andhra

Telangana and Andhra, or for that matter, even Rayalaseema are diverse regions with one common thing binding them – Telugu.

Urdu Language: The Origin, Histories and Integration in Indian Culture

Urdu language continues to be an integral part of the Indian culture and linguistics. It is widely spoken in many parts of the country. Some of the states where it is predominantly spoken include Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra. 

Photoessay: Thotlakonda and Bavikonda Buddhist Sites

The photo documentation of Thotlakonda and Bavikonda Buddhist complexes located near the city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

Photo Feature – Cock Fighting in Tamilnadu

Cockfighting is a favourite sport of people living in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Tulu Nadu region of Karnataka.

Borra Caves Near Vizag – A Natural Wonder

Borra Caves or Borra Guhalu, as they are called in Telugu language, are the most prominent. Located in the Visakhapatnam district in Araku Valley of the Ananthagiri Hills – which is part of the Eastern Ghats mountain range – they are barely known by people outside the coastal region of Andhra Pradesh.

Telangana wins, Hyderabad loses?!

For a person who was unexposed to issues of Andhra Pradesh (AP), I was quite taken aback by the violence during the statehood agitation. I always thought when we fight against our oppressors we become violent, but Telangana and the rest of Andhraites are supposed to one Telugu brethren

Eco-friendly Mahakaaya, Suryakoti Samaprabha!

The end of southwest monsoon heralds the arrival of the most lovable god in the Hindu pantheon. Ganesh or Ganapati or Vinayaka arrives into town in all glory with pandals erected on every street corner with loud mikes and vivid flower decoration. Vinayaka Chaturthi (Ganapati’s birthday) is celebrated with full religious fervour in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Goa.

Chitrakathi Painting of Karnataka: The Hidden Treasure That Need Efforts to Preserve

Native to the parts of Karnataka Chitrakathi Painting is still practised and is nurtured with great joy over there. Paintings depicting scenes from the great epics like Rmamyan and Mahabharat are the ones that are widely praised.

The Exuberant Art Forms of Karnataka That Will Leave You Enchanted

The art forms of Karnataka are quite distinct from any other state in India. The difference is evident in their costumes, make-up, narration, dialogue, plot, and performance. Most of the art forms of Karnataka narrate stories from the Indian epics.

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