Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: Wipro

Schools, girls’ rights, Covid relief — what India’s top philanthropist Azim Premji spends on

Azim Premji donated Rs 7,904 crore last year, pushing him to the top of India's philanthropists list for 2019. He is also the world’s third largest donor for Covid relief efforts.

Ashok Soota is the ‘happiest mind’ as he hits a second IPO jackpot at the age of 77

Ashok Soota’s Happiest Minds Technologies IPO was oversubscribed 151 times. The IPO of his previous venture, Mindtree, was oversubscribed more than 100 times.

Bigotry over Tablighi Jamaat is a familiar pattern. All Muslims will be blamed for acts of few

Heroic acts of Azim Premji or Shah Rukh Khan do not bring credit to the community. But the blame for the ignorance of Tablighi Jamaat members must be shared by all Muslims.

Wipro’s CEO departs after it fails to close gap with TCS, Infosys

CEO Abidali Neemuchwala presided over a 13% rise in Wipro’s stock over his tenure. It lagged Infosys’ 33% and TCS’ 78% rally over the same period.

Azim Premji to retire as Wipro’s executive chairman, son Rishad to take over

Azim Premji will retire with effect from 30 July, but will continue to serve on the board as non-executive director and founder chairman.

Wipro boss Azim Premji’s charity pledge is nearly 10 times Bhutan’s economy

Azim Premji has pledged all the earning from his stocks in Wipro to charity, taking his total contribution to $21 billion.

On Camera


In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.