Articles about Nandan Nilekani
22 Aug 2021
Government summons Infosys CEO over glitches in I-T e-filing portal
The Finance Ministry has summoned Infosys MD and CEO, Salil Parekh, over the failure of the company to address issues pertaining to the glitches in the new Income Tax e-filing portal.
14 Mar 2020
Mobile phones to get more expensive; GST council raises tax
Mobile phones are expected to become more expensive as the government has raised the rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them from 12% to 18%.
25 Feb 2020
RailYatri raises over Rs. 100 crore in funding: Details here
RailYatri, a travel-tech start-up, has raised over Rs. 100 crore in the latest funding round led by Entrust Family Office (NRJN Family Services), Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, and Samsung Venture Investment.
22 Oct 2019
Infosys shares fall after whistleblower episode, worst dip since 2013
India's second-largest IT firm, Infosys, has been hit by major turbulence that had a direct impact on its shares. On Tuesday, its shares dipped nearly 16% in early morning trade.
26 Jul 2019
How 'Sahamati' will make bank A/C opening, loans completely digital
After Aadhaar, Nandan Nilekani is ushering the next phase of digital India.
03 Jul 2019
Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.
18 Mar 2019
#RIPManoharParrikar: 5 things the Goa CM should be remembered for
Four-time Goa CM and former Defense Minister, Manohar Parrikar, passed away on Sunday at 63 after battling a prolonged illness.
08 Jan 2019
RBI appoints Infosys' Nandan Nilekani as Digital Payments Committee chairman
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has created a new committee to look into issues surrounding digital payments in India, and has named Infosys co-founder and former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani as its chairman.
21 Oct 2018
'Job Crisis in India': Book advises to prepare for 'gigs'
The safe and steady "9 to 5" jobs may no more be an option for most Indians, warns a new book 'Job Crisis in India', advising youth to be prepared for short-term work or "gigs".
11 Jun 2018
Government invites applications from public, private-sector employees for joint-secy posts
In a rare move, the government has published public ads inviting applications for 10 junior secretary posts.
03 May 2018
India's Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates
India's Aadhaar technology doesn't pose any privacy issue as it's just a bio-ID verification scheme, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said.
16 Apr 2018
Whistleblower asks SEBI to question Infosys board
An anonymous whistleblower has sent a letter to market regulator SEBI demanding accountability about the Infosys board's decision to buy firms Panaya and Skava and sell them three years later at a significantly lower value.
18 Jan 2018
GST Council Meet: Rates on 29 goods, 53 services revised
At the 25th GST Council Meeting, convened in New Delhi, the highest decision-making authority on Goods and Services Tax (GST) has revised the tax rates on as many as 29 items and 53 services.
02 Dec 2017
Capgemini's Salil Parekh named Infosys's new CEO & MD
23 Nov 2017
Bharti family pledges Rs. 7,000cr to university for free education
One of India's richest families, the Bharti family, has pledged 10% of their wealth, Rs. 7,000cr, to philanthropy.
20 Nov 2017
Nandan Nilekani pledges to donate half his wealth to charity
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini pledged half of their wealth, estimated at $1.7 billion, to charity this weekend.
20 Nov 2017
UIDAI mulls using dummy numbers to protect Aadhaar data
Amid a wave of criticism over lack of privacy and security, the UIDAI is mulling one more way to protect Aadhaar data of people: dummy numbers.
06 Nov 2017
Digital transactions have shot up by 77 times since demonetization
PM Modi's demonetization drive may not have been as effective in tackling black money as it intended to, but it has served as a definitive catalyst in pushing India towards being a cashless economy.
30 Oct 2017
SC asks Centre why Aadhaar-SIM linking is necessary
While hearing WB's petition against mandatory Aadhaar, the SC noted that a state can't challenge the parliament's mandate in a federal structure.
24 Oct 2017
Infosys profit rises by 7% to Rs. 3,726cr in Q2
Infosys, India's second-largest IT company, reported a Rs. 3,726-crore net-profit for the July-September quarter, posting 7% Quarter-on-Quarter rise and 3% Year-on-Year increase.
13 Oct 2017
Indian Government saved $9bn through Aadhaar scheme: Nandan Nilekani
The Aadhaar scheme has helped India's government save $9bn by eliminating fraud in financial distribution system said Aadhaar's architect, Nandan Nilekani.
04 Sep 2017
Infosys promoters offer shares worth Rs. 2,038 crore for buyback
Infosys promoters, including the co-founder duo N.R. Narayana Murthy and Nandan Nilekani, have offered to put up as many as 1.77 crore shares for sale in the proposed Rs. 13,000 crore buyback offer of the firm.
02 Sep 2017
Nandan Nilekani to work without salary as Infosys Chairman
According to the BSE filing by India's second largest IT firm Infosys, it will not be paying a single dime to its newly instated non-executive and non-independent chairman, Nandan Nilekani.
02 Sep 2017
Infosys engaging with investors to maintain high governance norms
According to its BSE filing, Infosys is currently engaging with its shareholders to discuss what its future course of action should be so that, the "high governance standards" of the firm are maintained.
01 Sep 2017
Murthy's allegations are 'false and slanderous', says former chairman Seshasayee
Responding to Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy's allegations of lying, former chairman R Seshasayee slammed the "false and slanderous" accusations, saying he didn't understand the reason behind the persistent vendetta.
30 Aug 2017
Infosys founder Narayana Murthy's mysterious whistleblower strikes again
Kickstarting a fresh chapter of controversy, Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy said that a whistleblower had informed him that the former Chairman R. Seshasayee had lied to the firm's shareholders in its 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM).
27 Aug 2017
Infosys under Nilekani will adapt a 3-pronged strategy
If anything is evident from Nilekani's tweet - "Joined @Infosys at 26, re-joined it at 62." - it's the fact that Infosys is once again relying on its old guard to bring the much-needed order.
24 Aug 2017
Infosys appoints Nandan Nilekani as Chairman of the Board
According to reports, Nandan Nilekani has been appointed as the non-executive, non-independent director and the Chairman of the Board of Director with immediate effect.
18 Aug 2017
Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, what's next?
Bitter showdowns with the founders, continuous high profile exits and dismal financial condition of Infosys have finally broken down the resilient Vishal Sikka.
09 Aug 2017
Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro
21-year-old girl from Bengaluru confronted a pervert after he took pictures of her, and made inappropriate gestures at her in a metro train.
09 Aug 2017
Aadhaar poses security challenges, admits Nandan Nilekani
Days after an IIT-graduate was accused of hacking into the Aadhaar database, former chairman of UIDAI, Nandan Nilekani, admitted that security was a big concern for Aadhaar.
31 Jul 2017
Two Indian moon missions may be launched in early 2018!
Attention, Indian space nerds! You may have something big to celebrate as two lunar missions are slated to take off from Indian soil next year.
04 Jul 2017
Nandan Nilekani, Helion MD's $100mn fund for Indian start-ups
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and senior manager of Helion Sanjeev Aggarwal have announced a $100mn fund for promising new ventures that show potential to grow into billion-dollar companies.
09 Jun 2017
Infosys: To sell or not to, that is the question
For Infosys, it's one bad day after another; the bellwether IT firm has too many things on its plate.
07 Jun 2017
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar's new Lutyens' zone acquisition
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has a new property: 6,000-sq-ft residential premises worth Rs. 82cr at New Delhi's coveted Lutyens' zone, one of India's most expensive locations.
26 May 2017
IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy
IIT-B has increased fees, ranging from 100-300%, for several categories including hostel, gymkhana, medical expenses and exam charges.
04 Apr 2017
Aadhaar has the potential to become a huge money-spinner
With the government pushing Aadhaar at every instance, there is scope for it to become a profitable venture on its own.
03 Apr 2017
Fresh dispute at Infosys over COO Pravin Kumar's pay hike
A resolution to increase the salary of Infosys COO U.B. Pravin Rao has led to fresh dispute between the Infosys board and the company's promoters.
21 Feb 2017
One killed, 9 injured as KSRTC bus catches fire
58-year-old Bhagyamma, a Peenya Dasarahalli resident, was killed and nine others injured when a KSRTC bus caught fire near Arishinakuntte on NH4. Cause of the mishap is not yet known.
18 Feb 2017
Satya Nadella's first visit to India's Silicon Valley
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will visit Bengaluru next week for a company event, in his first trip to India's Silicon Valley since taking office in Feb'14.