వైవిద్య రాగాల వీణ – తెలంగాణ : Cover story of Sunday ‘Vaartha’ (16 September 2007) is a classic case of plagiarism. Its a good story with wrong means
The cover story of eight pages (page 12 to 19) is a picturesque tale of Telangana with photos taken from ‘Spirit of Telangana 2007’ Calendar and TUC website. ‘Vaartha’ cover story has all its pictures -altogether eight pictures on cover page depicting Warangal Fort Kakatiya Thoranam, Bonalu devotees, Charminar and two pictures in inset of Bangle work and Mudupulu, Adilabad Basara temple and two pictures in inset of kalsahramam and aksharabyaasam.
Eight page story has fifteen more pictures depicting culture and monuments of varied districts of Telangana.
23 pictures were drawn from the Utsav website and neatly the photo credits were deleted from these pictures and used in the story. All these are works of several artists both professional and amateur
NO MENTION WAS MADE OF THE SOURCE OF THESE 23 PICTURES THAT MADE THE ‘VAARTHA’ STORY!