Articles about Cognizant

WFH ends; What Cognizant, TCS, HCL, and others have planned

04 Mar 2022

Business
WFH ends; What Cognizant, TCS, HCL, and others have planned

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, work from home or WFH became a more common model for employees in the formal sector.

Andhra: Man kills wife, wheels her body in suitcase; arrested

30 Jun 2021

India
Andhra: Man kills wife, wheels her body in suitcase; arrested

A few days ago, a man in Andhra Pradesh told his relatives that his wife had died of the coronavirus and subsequently been cremated by the hospital authorities.

IT giant Cognizant suffers from 'Maze' ransomware attack: Details here

19 Apr 2020

Technology
IT giant Cognizant suffers from 'Maze' ransomware attack: Details here

Cognizant, one of the largest tech and consulting companies in the world, has been hit by a major ransomware attack.

Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October

06 Sep 2019

Business
Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October

Cognizant Technologies CEO Brian Humphries has disclosed that the US-based IT services firm would soon witness a slew of job cuts.

HC partially unfreezes Cognizant's bank-accounts, orders payment of Rs. 420cr

04 Apr 2018

Business
HC partially unfreezes Cognizant's bank-accounts, orders payment of Rs. 420cr

A week after freezing bank accounts of Cognizant Technology Solutions in a Rs. 2,500cr tax-evasion case, the Madras HC has asked it to pay 15% (Rs. 420cr) to I-T in two days.

I-T freezes Cognizant's bank accounts over Rs. 2,500cr tax evasion

28 Mar 2018

Business
I-T freezes Cognizant's bank accounts over Rs. 2,500cr tax evasion

The Income Tax (I-T) department has frozen some bank accounts of Cognizant Technology Solutions India P Ltd over alleged tax evasion to the tune of Rs. 2,500cr.

Layoffs in IT sector- Time for trade unions?

12 May 2017

Business
Layoffs in IT sector- Time for trade unions?

The recent layoffs within the IT industry have made employees wary of their job security and now a faction of the disgruntled workers have filed a petition against the IT firms via The Forum for IT employees (FITE).

IT industry is in disarray, as layoff panic hits employees

12 May 2017

Business
IT industry is in disarray, as layoff panic hits employees

The IT sector is currently going through a retrenchment drive to let go of "underperformers", an exercise which would result in 56,000 engineers losing their jobs, according to Mint.

H-1B: Infosys, TCS received just 8.8% visas, says NASSCOM

25 Apr 2017

Business
H-1B: Infosys, TCS received just 8.8% visas, says NASSCOM

After a US official accused Infosys and TCS of unfairly obtaining majority of the H-1B visas, NASSCOM stated that the two companies had received only 8.8% of the total number of visas issued in FY2015.

TCS, Infosys, Cognizant are violating H-1B visa rules, says USA

24 Apr 2017

Business
TCS, Infosys, Cognizant are violating H-1B visa rules, says USA

In a White House press briefing, a senior official under Trump administration said that Indian tech giants TCS, Infosys and Cognizant are flouting H-1B visa rules.

Wipro Layoffs: Tech major sacks 600 employees across India

21 Apr 2017

Business
Wipro Layoffs: Tech major sacks 600 employees across India

At a time when Indian IT sector is facing hardships, India's third-largest software services firm Wipro has reportedly sacked hundreds of employees.