Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: Infosys

Billionaire tech pioneer Nandan Nilekani takes on Amazon, Walmart in India

Nilekani, who is the co-founder of Infosys, is helping govt build an open technology network that seeks to level the playing field for small merchants in India's $1 trillion retail market.

Akshata Murty’s ‘financial impropriety’ case is a ‘white tax’ on brown, successful Rishi Sunak

For Indians who know what Narayana Murthy and Infosys have stood for, the tax row involving UK chancellor's wife will be no more than a lynching of a high-flying brown person.

‘Fight for Dharma Yudh’ — RSS general secretary defends Panchajanya after Infosys row 

Remarks come a day after head of RSS’ media and publicity wing Sunil Ambekar distanced the outfit from the magazine.

RSS distances itself from ‘anti-national Infosys’ article in Panchjanya

Outfit also stated that Panchjanya is not its mouthpiece.

‘Brought down taxpayers trust’ — RSS-linked weekly on Infosys over IT, GST portals glitches

RSS mouthpiece Panchjanya launched a scathing attack on the IT company and wondered that whether any 'anti-national power is trying to hurt India's economic interests through it'.

Nirmala Sitharaman sets 15 September as deadline for Infosys to fix income tax portal glitches

Finance Minister, who met Infosys CEO Salil Parekh, conveyed 'deep disappointment and concern' over the continuing glitches in the new income tax filing portal.

Tax filing deadline nears but new I-T portal faces glitches even 2 months after launch

Taxpayers and chartered accountants are struggling to file I-T returns on the new portal developed by Infosys.

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani appointed as advisor to govt panel on e-commerce

The 9-member council will advise the Modi government on measures needed to design and accelerate the adoption of Open Network for Digital Commerce.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Infosys officials meet to review glitches in income tax e-filing portal

The portal, which was launched on 7 June, is riddled with problem including long logging time, inability to generate OTP for Aadhaar validation & non-availability of previous ITRs.

Infosys to quicken US hiring even though Biden is expected to be relaxed on immigration

Infosys is laying the foundation for more hiring abroad at a rapid clip. It’s built 6 research centers in US, which will act as magnets for American talent, says CEO Salil Parekh.

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AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann | Representational Image | ANI

AAP, TMC’s national ambitions ignore India’s stark diversity. Southern parties know better

Modern communication technologies can be the potential centripetal force that unify voters across states. AAP has benefitted from this in Punjab.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.