MOHANDAS PAI

  • Former Infosys officers call for $1.8 billion buyback August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Concerns over the pace of change at India's secondbiggest software services company have spurred three former officers of Infosys Ltd (INFY.NS) to seek 112 billion rupees ($1.83 billion) in the form of a buyback for all shareholders. Former officers V Balakrishnan, TV Mohandas Pai and DN Prahlad are seeking 3,850...
  • Mohandas Pai, Balakrishnan ask Infosys to buy back shares worth Rs 11,000 cr August 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Infosys top executives TV Mohandas Pai, V Balakrishnan and DN Prahlad have asked the country's second largest software services firm to buy back shares worth Rs 11,200 crore, saying it will help check the "asymmetry of information" between management and investors. In a letter to Infosys Board, the three...
  • Tax efficiency should improve : Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Aarin Capital June 18, 2014

    Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Aarin Capital said,"The finance minister should create proper incentive for the real estate sector and for construction." In an interview with CNNIBN he moved on to say how the tax efficiency should go up. Tax assessment is also a major issue he pointed out. He expects these...
  • Infosys faces shortage of leadership, says former CFO Mohandas Pai May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: India's secondlargest software services firm Infosys, which has seen a spate of departures by top executives, is facing a "shortage of leadership," former chief financial officer TV Mohandas Pai said on Thursday. The company's "prolonged search" for a chief executive officer is creating "stress" among Infosys employees, said Pai,...
  • Watch: Why Mohandas Pai doesn't want to join politics April 17, 2014

    Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education, says, "I believe the work we do in Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) is much more important than standing up as a candidate. I don't think that if I enter politics I'll be able to make as much of an impact as I...
  • Bangalore: Congress likely to allow pubs, bars to remain open after 11 pm January 31, 2014

    Bangalore: Bangalore's night life might get its zing back just before elections with the Congress government deciding to relax the 11 pm lockup time for pubs and eateries. The issue was in the manifesto of many parties in the assembly elections six months ago and now could be a moralebooster...
  • Former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai backs AAPs protest January 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Not everybody thinks that the AAP dharna in Delhi wrong. Former CFO of Infosys T V Mohandas Pai has come in support of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Speaking to CNNIBN he said "Need to understand the issues for which the protests are held. Police must come under state government....
  • Nilekani should become PM: Mohandas Pai January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director Human Resources (HR) of the Infosys, TV Mohandas Pai feels that his one time boss Nandan Nilekani should become the Prime Minister of India. However, he hastily adds that Nandan Nilekani is not a grassroots man and being imposed by the...
  • Coalgate: India Inc, ministers upset as CBI names corporates in FIR October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Several of the country's top businessmen are upset after Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, HINDALCO and NALCO were named by the CBI in the coal scam FIR. They say it is becoming impossible to do business in India. "Hindalco owns only 15 per cent of that company....
  • Watch: Reactions on rupee, markets fall August 28, 2013

    The rupee breached the 68-mark on Wednesday, hitting a record low of 68.92 against the dollar. The markets too crashed with Sensex losing more than 300 points. ...
  • Infosys appoints Narayana Murthy as Executive Chairman of Board June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: NR Narayana Murthy on Saturday returned to Infosys with the IT company appointing him as Executive Chairman of the Board. Murthy, who founded Infosys in 1981, had stepped down from the Board and became Chairman Emeritus in 2011. He has served as company's CEO from 1981 to 2002. KV...
  • Karnataka: Prominent citizens raise voting awareness April 8, 2013

    Bangalore: Bangalorebased astronomer, Ashwin Mahesh isn't gazing at the stars for now as he has hit the campaign trail. He along with icons like former Infosys Director Mohandas Pai, and other prominent citizens are addressing voter concerns and raising awareness ahead of May 11 polls. "Representation and public participation is required...
  • Kejriwal, Mohandas Pai to speak at Wharton School March 13, 2013

    Washington: Activist-turned politician Arvind Kejriwal and Manipal Group chairman Mohandas Pai are two new faces who will address the prestigious Wharton India Economic Forum meeting. In a fresh list of keynote speakers to this annual conference being organised by the Wharton School - one of the most prestigious business schools...
  • Narayana Murthy, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw join hands to make Bangalore a better city February 3, 2013

    Narayana Murthy, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Mohandas Pai have joined a citizen's forum called the Bangalore Political Action Committee which will work for improving governance and people's participation in the city. ...
  • Corporate India wanted Pranab out: Mohandas Pai June 15, 2012

    Speaking to CNNIBN, former Infosys director Mohandas Pai said the corporate India wanted Pranab Mukherjee out at the Finance Minister. ...
  • As US election looms, India IT seeks makeover March 23, 2012

    Bangalore: As the US presidential election ramps up the rhetoric against offshoring jobs, India's flagship software services providers are seeking an image makeover. For Wipro, Infosys and others, multibillion dollar outsourcing giants with U.S.listed shares, the challenge is to be seen less as a cheap Bangalore dump for U.S. companies shipping...
  • Manipal University's new course of action September 13, 2011

    Ranjan Pai first met Mohandas Pai in the late 1990s at the Infosys campus in Electronic City, Bangalore. Ranjan's father Ramdas Pai was impressed by the bright chief financial officer (CFO) of a promising IT company and wanted his son to meet him. At first Ranjan didn't quite take to...
  • Infosys, The End of One Journey... May 16, 2011

    Bangalore: A day after the momentous decision on NR Narayana Murthy's successor, the 65yearold chairman of Infosys Technologies met Forbes India's Mitu Jayashankar in his office in the company's Electronic City campus. Shortly after the interview, Murthy set off to London to attend a global board meeting on May 4,...
  • Didn't make Pai an offer: Narayana Murthy April 18, 2011

    This year will see two prominent figures from Infosys parting ways with the company Founder chairman Narayans Murthy and HR chief TV Mohandas Pai. Murthy clarifies that he merely discussed future plans with Pai and never made him any offer on behalf of Infosys. ...
  • I will be an opinion maker: Mohandas Pai April 15, 2011

    I'm feeling very devastated, emotionally drained because Infosys has been my dream company, says Pai. ...
  • No rift in Infosys management: Mohandas Pai April 15, 2011

    Mumbai: TV Mohandas Pai is quitting the Infosys Board as the company's Human Resources Director after 17 years. Infosys CEO and MD S Gopalakrishnan has confirmed that Pai requested the Infosys Board to relieve him of all responsibilities after the company's Annual General Meeting on June 11, 2011. Pai told Network18...
  • Infosys Q4 profit at Rs 1,818 crore, Pai quits April 15, 2011

    Mumbai: IT bellwether Infosys on Friday reported nearly 14 per cent in consolidated net profit at Rs 1,818 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2011, which is less than the market expectations. Also, the board has declared a final dividend of Rs 20 per share for the fiscal on...
  • The corruption battle has just begun: Mohandas Pai April 9, 2011

    Infosys Human Resources director Mohandas Pai celebrated Anna Hazare's victory, but also sounded a note of caution, saying the battle has just begun and it may take a year for Parliament to pass Lokpal Bill. ...
  • India Inc gives thumbsup to Budget 2011 February 28, 2011

    CII President says the Budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is growthoriented. ...
  • Budget should focus on employment: Infosys February 24, 2011

    The Indian IT sector lost out on 250,000 jobs in 2010 to China and Philippines disclosed TV Mohandas Pai, Director, Human Resources and member of Infosys board. In a candid chat with CNBCTV18s Latha Venkatesh and Sonia Shenoy, Pai said, the pain factor in doing business in India is long. The...
  • Budget needs to focus on job creation: Infosys February 23, 2011

    The Indian IT sector lost out on 250,000 jobs in 2010 to China and Philippines disclosed TV Mohandas Pai, director, human resources and member of Infosys board. In a candid chat with CNBCTV18s Latha Venkatesh, Pai said, the pain factor in doing business in India is long. "The government has...
  • India beats global slowdown: HT Summit survey November 17, 2010

    Sixty three percent of the people polled in the HT leadership Summit Survey feel that India has beaten the global slowdown.The question now Has the feel good factor returned to the Indian economy? ...
  • Are women on night shifts safe in metros? October 6, 2010

    Bangalore: Five years after the shocking rape and murder of BPO employee Prathibha Srikanthamurthy, a local court on Wednesday convicted cab driver Shiva Kumar in the sensational case. The Prathibha case forced IT companies to adopt stringent security measures for their employees, especially for women working on night shifts. Companies, in the...
  • What Ohio outsourcing ban means for India September 8, 2010

    CNNIBN EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai talks to Mohandas Pai, DirectorHR Infosys, on the effect of the ban. ...
  • West Bengal scraps Infosys, Wipro projects September 7, 2009

    Kolkata: The projects proposed by Infosys Technologies and Wipro in a township just outside the state capital has been scrapped, the West Bengal government informed the two IT majors on Monday. The projects were to come up in the proposed IT township at Rajarhat near Salt Lake but had become controversial...