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Annapurna Devi


Rajya Sabha members seek answers on plan for MP quota in KVs

March 31, 2022 6:18 am

The matter came up in the Upper House after BJP MP Sushil Modi sought to know if the government was planning to end MPs’ and district magistrates’ discretionary quota across the country.

Centre hands over Annapurna Devi idol to UP govt, to be installed at Kashi Vishwanath temple on November 15

November 12, 2021 11:35 am

The idol was stolen from a temple of Varanasi and smuggled out of the country around 100 years ago.

A transcendental music

October 24, 2018 12:20 am

What I learnt from Annapurna Devi.

Seeking Annapoorna Devi

October 18, 2018 12:32 am

I never met the reclusive musician. Yet she opened up her world to me

The Notes Won’t Fade

October 17, 2018 1:30 am

When she told her official biographer that there were many things to write about her father and little about herself, she, to me, was trying to explain that a recluse’s life would not offer direct meanings, unlike her Baba who had a sociable life along with 80 years of artistic expression.

The recluse

October 16, 2018 1:33 am

The world of Annapurna Devi didn’t revolve around herself, or the audience. It harboured music devoted to a higher power.

Annapurna Devi: An Unheard Melody

October 16, 2018 12:08 pm

Legendary musician Annapurna Devi passed away at 91, leaving behind a rich legacy. We speak to musicians about her music and life.

Hindustani music loses a note: Annapurna Devi, 91

October 14, 2018 5:56 am

She has left behind only a handful of things — a covertly-made recording of raag Maanj Khamaj and the brooding notes of raag Kaushiki which have been floating around on YouTube.

Notes from behind a locked door

October 13, 2018 6:20 pm

Only a few come this far, dogged music lovers who heard, on a cold winter morning, a scratched record of Annapurna Devi playing Raga Kaushiki and could never forget.

The Tambura man

January 20, 2014 2:55 am

Chander Tamburewala is a name which an older generation of classical heavyweights will identify with. After all, he was a fixture in all of their concerts .