Category: History

Origin of Telangana, Andhra, and Rayalaseema Names

This article examines how the areas of Telangana, Andhra, and Rayalaseema got their names. Telangana name origin The Telangana region has been derived from two names: Trilinga Desam and Trilinga Pradesh. Trilinga is common in both and only in the…

Telangana Name Origin From Trilinga Desam

Trilingas Telangana

Telangana has a history of civilization dating to 5000+ years. Telangana was called Trilinga Desam or Trilinga Pradesham in ancient times.  The translation of the term “Trilinga” reads as the land situated between the three temples dedicated to Bhagwan Shiva.…

Telangana – 29th State of India

As the 29th youngest state of India, Telangana will be celebrating second anniversary of state formation day on June 2nd 2016. This Telugu speaking state was merged with Andhra Pradesh previously, but after the official bifurcation on 2nd June 2014,…

Rachakonda Fort – Telangana’s Historical Monument

Telangana state has many attractive destinations for tourists including forts, historical monuments and temples, which depicts the rich cultural heritage of this region. One of the archeological wonders that not many people are aware of is ‘Rachakonda Fort’ located near…

Restoration of Falaknuma Palace – Hyderabadies’ Commitment for Accomplishment

Falaknuma palace

What does it mean to be a Hyderabadi? Being a Hyderabadi does not mean a mere resident of Hyderabad. It’s beyond that! Typical Hyderabadies have certain distinctive qualities. ‘Commitment for accomplishment’ is one of the most important qualities of a typical Hyderabadi. Renovation of Falaknuma palace could be a better example to explain this fact.

Karmanghat – A Must Visit Oldest Hanuman Temple in Hyderabad

The “Dhyana Anjaneya Swamy” temple or “Hanuman” temple of Karmanghat is the oldest temple in Hyderabad. It has a great history associated with temple construction and history behind the name “Karmanghat”. However, this temple has not been talked about much or brought to limelight anytime, which is a very surprising fact!

The Last Nizam of Hyderabad

Osman Ali Khan Asaf Jah VII was the last Nizam of the princely state of Hyderabad who ruled Hyderabad from 1911 to 1948. Hyderabad under his rule witnessed many cultural, economic and administrative reforms. Although praised for many of his…