Playing in a depleted field due to multiple COVID-19 cases, top seed Sindhu hardly broke her sweat to get past Bansod 21-13 21-16 in a lop-sided title clash.
The 26-year-old from Hyderabad, who lost in the semifinals at India Open Super 500 last week, thrashed Tanya 21-9 21-9 in a lop-sided contest at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.
The former champion will be itching to settle her scores against Supanida, whom she is likely to face again at the semifinals at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here.
Sen lost the first game against Prannoy, but came back strongly in the next two to win the quarterfinal contest 14-21, 21-9, 21-14.
Returning after the Covid break, Ashmita marked the occasion with an impressive display, beating World No 28 Evgeniya Kosetskaya of Russia in straight games ( 24-22, 21-16).
Unseeded Chaliha took just 31 minutes to get the better world number 28 Russian 24-22 21-16, while double Olympic medallist Sindhu cruised past compatriot Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli.
The 2019 world champion looked subdued in the Thailand leg at the beginning of 2021 but she soon reached the final at Swiss Open before coronavirus forced the suspension of three Olympic qualifiers.
After the British team withdrew a couple of days earlier, B Sai Praneeth and Dhruv Rawat were also forced to withdraw late on January 9, after their Covid test results returned positive.
The 26-year-old admitted that it was important not to drop the intensity even in training with just weeks left for the India Open that will mark the start of a busy year
In the Covid disrupted calendar year, with many events either cancelled or rescheduled, Indian shuttlers grabbed the opportunities that came to them even though a title win remained elusive.
Lakshya Sen, who also secured a maiden bronze at World Championship in his first campaign at the event, jumped two spots to the 17th place but B Sai Praneeth slipped two places to the 18th spot.
The 26-year-old former world champion was named alongside five others who will serve as members till 2025.
Sindhu found it difficult to match Tai Tzu's speed, court coverage and drop shots as has been the case many times earlier though the Indian produced some fine cross-court smashes.
The Hyderabad-based coach, who was earmarked for the assignment, has still not got his visa so he will be speaking to the players via Zoom throughout the championships.
The 26-year-old from Hyderabad will now look to cap the season with a successful defence of her maiden World championship title, which she had claimed two years ago in Basel, Switzerland.