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Hariprasad Chaurasia(Stephane Grangier/Corbis via Getty Images)

Review: Hariprasad Chaurasia; Breath of Gold by Sathya Saran

By Narendra Kusnur | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 08:18 PM IST
Sathya Saran’s biography of master flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia provide a detailed account of his immense contribution
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BJP candidate Annapurna Devi after winning Koderma Lok Sabha seat in Koderma,(Bijay/ Hindustan Times)
BJP candidate Annapurna Devi after winning Koderma Lok Sabha seat in Koderma,(Bijay/ Hindustan Times)

Long list of hopefuls from Jharkhand for a berth in Modi’s second cabinet

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 09:06 AM IST
There are speculations that any one or two of the newly elected Koderma MP Annapurna Devi, Khunti MP Arjun Munda and Dumka MP Sunil Soren are reckoning to be included in the new cabinet.
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As many as 11 candidates contested the polls from Khunti but nine candidates lost to NOTA(HTPhotos)
As many as 11 candidates contested the polls from Khunti but nine candidates lost to NOTA(HTPhotos)

NOTA performs better than 159 candidates in Jharkhand LS polls

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 10:35 AM IST
The votes exercised in favour of NOTA was even more than the victory margin in two tribal dominated parliamentary constituencies of Khunti and Lohardaga
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Congress’ Geeta Koda, wife of former chief minister Madhu Koda, won Singhbhum seat while JMM won Rajmahal.(HT Photo)
Congress’ Geeta Koda, wife of former chief minister Madhu Koda, won Singhbhum seat while JMM won Rajmahal.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Soren loses Dumka as BJP bags 11 seats in Jharkhand

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, RANCHI
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 07:45 AM IST
Another notable loss was of former chief minister and JVM(P) chief Babulal Marandi, who was defeated by BJP’s Annapurna Devi by over 4.5 lakh votes.
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The prime minister also accused the Congress of rallying behind parties to destabilise governments.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
The prime minister also accused the Congress of rallying behind parties to destabilise governments.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Opposition wants a ‘khichdi’ government, says PM Modi

By HT Correspondent | Koderma (Jharkhand), Press Trust Of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2019 01:29 AM IST
Addressing a poll rally in Jamua under Koderma Lok Sabha constituency in support of BJP candidate Annapurna Devi, the Prime Minister alleged that the grand alliance of Opposition parties does not want a government with absolute majority at any cost.
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BJP candidate Annapurna Devi for Koderma Lok Sabha filing her nomination(HT)
BJP candidate Annapurna Devi for Koderma Lok Sabha filing her nomination(HT)

Annapurna Devi files nomination for Koderma Lok Sabha seat

By Pankaj Kumar | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2019 10:51 AM IST
Annapurna, a former RJD state president who was inducted in the BJP a few weeks ago, was made party candidate, rejecting the claim of sitting BJP MP Ravindra Ray.
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Babulal Marandi is the Grand Alliance candidate and Manorama Devi is the BJP candidate in Koderma Lok Sabha seat.(HT Photos)
Babulal Marandi is the Grand Alliance candidate and Manorama Devi is the BJP candidate in Koderma Lok Sabha seat.(HT Photos)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Grand Alliance claims edge for JVM-P over BJP in Koderma

By Pankaj Kumar | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 05:22 PM IST
While Annapurna Devi, the BJP candidate in Koderma Lok Sabha seat, is a name to reckon with, the opposition Grand Alliance claims that its candidate Babulal Marandi has the edge in this triangular fight between the BJP, GA and CPi (ML).
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Former state Social Welfare MInister and RJD leader Annapurna Devi(HT File)
Former state Social Welfare MInister and RJD leader Annapurna Devi(HT File)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Grand Alliance downplays Annapurna’s defection to BJP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 11:56 AM IST
Moreover, she was aspiring to get RJD ticket from Koderma but in the seat sharing agreement, RJD got only Palamu. That proved to be the determining factor for her to quit RJD.
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BJP President Amit Shah welcomed RJD leaders of Jharkhand, Annapurna Devi and Janardhan Paswan who joined BJP on Monday March 25,2019-(HT Photo)
BJP President Amit Shah welcomed RJD leaders of Jharkhand, Annapurna Devi and Janardhan Paswan who joined BJP on Monday March 25,2019-(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019:Jharkhand RJD chief Annapurna Devi joins BJP

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi, Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 11:04 AM IST
Annapurna Devi’s joining the BJP has given rise to speculation that she might be the saffron party’s candidate from the Koderma Lok Sabha constituency, taking on former chief minister Babulal Marandi, the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) candidate.
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Former state Social Welfare MInister and RJD leader Annapurna Devi in Ranchi
Former state Social Welfare MInister and RJD leader Annapurna Devi in Ranchi

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Speculation rife over Jharkhand RJD chief defecting soon to BJP camp

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2019 09:48 AM IST
RJD is currently engaged in finalizing seat sharing with other constituents of the proposed grand alliance against the BJP in the state. The RJD has been demanding Chatra and Palamu Lok Sabha seats. However, sources said it might have to be contended only with Palamu.
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Ustad Amjad Ali Khan will be one of the musicians to perform on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan will be one of the musicians to perform on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)

Tribute to Annapurna Devi: A star-studded musical night to remember

By Dipanjan Sinha | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 10:46 PM IST
Legendary musicians will gather in Mumbai on Thursday to perform at a three-hour tribute concert
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Annapurna Devi started learning the sitar at the age of five .(HT Archive)
Annapurna Devi started learning the sitar at the age of five .(HT Archive)

An enigma of Indian classical music who struck a spiritual tone

By Narendra Kusnur
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 12:05 AM IST
Annapurna Devi, born as Roshanara Khan, was an Indian surbahar (bass sitar) player of Hindustani classical music.
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Annapurna Devi was the daughter of Allauddin Khan, and from 1941 to 1962 was married to Ravi Shankar, who had also trained under her father.(Youtube)
Annapurna Devi was the daughter of Allauddin Khan, and from 1941 to 1962 was married to Ravi Shankar, who had also trained under her father.(Youtube)

Legendary Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi dies in Mumbai

By Press Trust of India | HindustanTimes, Delhi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 10:51 AM IST
Annapurna Devi, born as Roshanara Khan, was an Indian surbahar (bass sitar) player of Hindustani classical music.
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