Annapurna Devi

  • Fodder scam: Annapurna Devi, Sanjay Yadav bail bond for Lalu Prasad December 17, 2013

    Jharkhand Minister Annapurna Devi and RJD MLA Sanjay Yadav became the two sureties in furnishing bail bonds for Rs 25,000 each, paving the way for party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's release from jail on bail on Monday. The two RJD leaders went to the Special CBI court of Balmukund Rai (officiating...
  • Lalu's jail term same as Nelson Mandela's, says RJD October 27, 2013

    Drawing a parallel between Lalu Prasad and antiapartheid activist Nelson Mandela, Jharkhand minister Annapurna Devi, on Sunday, said the jailed leader would be a "future challenger" for the post of prime minister. "Nelson Mandela had been jailed for 27 years following his protest against the apartheid regime. When he came out...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar's students will keep his legacy alive: Pandit Barun Kumar Pal December 14, 2012

    Indian classical musician and Pandit Ravi Shankar's disciple Pandit Barun Kumar Pal joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the impact of Pandit Ravi Shankar on Indian classical music. Q. When did you last speak to him? And if not very personal, could you share some of the things you talked...
  • FTN: Are the classical arts in danger of being lost in India? December 13, 2012

    Did Pandit Ravi Shankar show the way as to how the classical arts can be kept alive in the contemporary world? ...
  • Pt Ravi Shankar's music was as vivacious as his personal life December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: With the death of Pandit Ravi Shankar, passes an era of Hindustani classical music an era which saw the Indian musical artform going global in the true sense of the word. Ravi Shankar, born as Robindro Shounkor Chowdhury to a Bengali Brahmin family in Varanasi in 1920,...