Narayan Murthy

  • Infosys hunts for new CEO, SD Shibulal set to retire next year 12-04-2014 08:46 AM

    Mumbai: As is tradition, Infosys will kickstart its earnings season next week with the tech major announcing its results on April 15. With the present CEO, SD Shibulal, announcing his desire to retire earlier than expected, it's not just the number that the street will be watching out this time....
  • I'm apolitical, won't campaign for Nilekani, Balakrishnan: Narayana Murthy 30-03-2014 08:59 AM

    With Nandan Nilekani contesting on a Congress ticket from Bangalore South and V Balakrishnan contesting on an AAP ticket from Bangalore Central, Infosys founder Narayan murthy says he will not campaign for ex colleagues because he is apolitical, but hoped that professionals succeed in politics. He spoke to CNN-IBN's Sagarika...
  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow 16-02-2014 03:53 PM

    Societies progress through innovation in science and technologies, business and social sector. Is there enough innovation happening in India? CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose in conversation with Infosys Executive Chairman Narayan Murthy and asks that what does innovation mean to him and what is the role of innovation in the...
  • Follow rule of law, but don't scare away investors: Moily on Birla FIR 19-10-2013 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and former Infosys Chairman Narayan Murthy have warned that investigations against top businessmen may not augur well for the country's reputation and will drive away foreign investors. The remarks came after the Central Bureau of Investigation filed an FIR against Aditya Birla Group Chairman...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Narayan Murthy, Prakash Padukone 28-09-2013 03:59 PM

    In this show we talk about the leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of sports and corporate India. ...
  • No easy road for Ashok Leyland 30-07-2013 12:54 PM

    Dheeraj Hinduja, chairman of Ashok Leyland, India's second-largest truck manufacturer, got a taste of shareholder activism at the company AGM on July 16. During a three-hour meeting, shareholders expressed displeasure at everything including results performance, dividend payout last fiscal (60 paise per share versus Re 1 the previous year) and...
  • Renewed US demand to lift Infosys, IT sector outlook 10-07-2013 07:19 PM

    Bangalore: The strongest growth outlook for US demand for information and communication technology since the 2008 financial crisis is likely to help Narayana Murthy revive Infosys Ltd, the Indian IT giant he founded, but the updraft will also boost its faster-growing rivals. India's second largest computer services exporter, once seen...
  • Murthy reappointment: Sebi seeks details of Infosys board meet 14-06-2013 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Market regulator Sebi has sought clarifications from Infosys regarding its June 1 board meeting in which the company re-appointed NR Narayana Murthy as its Executive Chairman. Infosys said it has provided the information sought by the Sebi. "Sebi has sought certain clarifications from us relating to the board...
  • To revive Infosys, Murthy must revamp sales, culture 04-06-2013 10:37 PM

    Bangalore: Narayana Murthy's success in turning around Indian IT services firm Infosys hinges on his ability to revive its sales efforts and shake up the conservative culture he helped create. Eleven years after Murthy stepped down as chief executive at India's second largest computer services exporter, Infosys unexpectedly brought back...
  • Murthy's return a shock both for him and for shareholders 01-06-2013 10:13 PM

    Infosys founder Narayana Murthy returned to the company he founded, less than two years after his retirement. The return was unexpected, as much for Murthy as for shareholders. He had settled down to a semi-retired life when he got a phone call from Executive Chairman KV Kamath, asking him to...
  • Modi says country now faces a political paralysis 24-05-2013 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lashed out at the UPA government, saying the country is now facing a political paralysis. "I was watching UPA report card. PM gave a report of nine years. In the last 9 years UPA's glass is full of corruption," the Bharatiya...
  • India afflicted with disease of apathy: Murthy 16-12-2011 10:27 PM

    Indore: Infosys founder NR Narayan Murthy on Friday said that the biggest malady of the country at present was the apathy to social problems. "We feel that problems surrounding us belong to somebody else. We do not take action or rather postpone the decision," he said, addressing Indore Management Association's...
  • 'IIT exam panel behind poor student quality' 05-10-2011 01:26 PM

    Patna: Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants, has blamed the institutes' entrance exam panel for the poor quality of students making the cut, a concern voiced by Infosys chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy. Anand Kumar said if...
  • Murthy's comments on IIT unfair: Chetan Bhagat 05-10-2011 10:33 AM

    New Delhi: Former IITian Chetan Bhagat has defended the IITs and come to the defence of the institute by saying that Infosys founder Narayan Murthy's comments were unfair. Murthy created a stir when he said that the quality of students passing out of the acclaimed institute has gone down. Bhagat...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 04-10-2011 11:42 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Twitter abuzz over Murthy's remark on IITians 04-10-2011 09:41 PM

    Infosys founder Narayan Murthy said that the Indian Institutes of Technology are no longer the quality institutions. ...
  • Murthy remark: do IITians lack quality? 04-10-2011 09:23 PM

    Infosys founder Narayan Murthy blamed coaching centres for the deteriorating quality of students. ...
  • Murthy's opinion is extreme: IIT Chennai student 04-10-2011 09:15 PM

    The students of Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai disagree with Infosys founder Narayan Murthy's comments that IITs lack quality. ...
  • Hurt by Murthy's comments, says Chetan Bhagat 04-10-2011 08:50 PM

    Infosys founder Narayan Murthy said that the Indian Institutes of Technology are no longer the quality institutions. ...
  • Murthy's comments a wake up call for IITs? 04-10-2011 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: Infosys founder NR Narayan Murthy's statement that the Indian Institutes of Technology are no longer the quality institutions that they were in the 60s and 70s, has ignited another debate. While his opinion is being criticised by many, some say that it is a wake up call that...
  • Coaching classes a problem, feel IIT faculty 04-10-2011 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: The faculty at the IIT agree with Infosys founder N R Narayan Murthy on his observation that the standard of the students at the premier institution has deteriorated because of coaching classes. Backing Murthy on the issue, Sanjeev Sanghi, president of the faculty forum at IIT Delhi, said,...
  • IIM mulls brain mapping of Dhoni, Mamata, Murthy 08-08-2011 10:13 PM

    Ranchi: IIM-Ranchi has come up with an unique idea of mapping the brain of famous personalities like MS Dhoni, Mamata Banerjee and Narayan Murthy to find the possible reason behind their success. The institute is designing a project with the help of Dr Nizam Haque of the Central Institute of...
  • Narendra Modi offers Murthy job in Gujarat 20-07-2011 12:49 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed a desire that Infosys Chief Mentor NR Narayana Murthy should head an incubation centre to groom the young talent into future entrepreneurs. Giving an outline of the project, Modi said the state government wished to set up an incubation centre with...
  • Infosys founder's son weds TVS chief's daughter 05-06-2011 09:30 PM

    Chennai: The scions of two of big Indian business families, Infosys and TVS got married on Sunday at a function attended by high-profile businessmen and politicians. Rohan Murthy, son of software major Infosys' founder NR Narayana Murthy, married Lakshmi Venu, daughter of industrialist couple Venu and Mallika Srinivasan. Venu Srinivasan...
  • Infosys is an inseparable part of me: Murthy 18-05-2011 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: NR Narayana Murthy, the founder and outgoing chairman of Infosys, has said in his last letter to the company's shareholders that for him leaving Infosys was like parents sending away their daughter after her marriage. "The best analogy that I can think of for this separation between Infosys...
  • Narayana Murthy's successor to be named today 30-04-2011 08:08 AM

    Bangalore: The board of India's second-largest IT company Infosys is to decide on chairman N R Narayana Murthy's successor on Saturday. If one of the founders is handed the job then the other top posts will see changes as well. Sources say the Board is also likely to be expanded....
  • Didn't make Pai an offer: Narayana Murthy 18-04-2011 12:57 PM

    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. ...
  • Corruption affects civil society too: Murthy 09-04-2011 05:55 PM

    Bangalore: Reacting to the Centre's decision of agreeing to issue a formal order to set up a committee for drafting a strong Lokpal Bill, Infosys Chief Mentor N R Narayana Murty on Saturday hailed the outcome of the protest launched by social activist Anna Hazare. "Corruption is a phenomenon that...
  • Willing to join Lokpal panel: Narayan Murthy 08-04-2011 09:48 PM

    Infosys founder Narayan Murthy says it would be an absolute privilege and a wonderful opportunity if his name were to be put forward in a committee on the Lokpal Bill. ...
  • Budget 2011: Infosys co-founder's suggestions 18-02-2011 09:16 AM

    Chief mentor and co-founder of Infosys Narayan Murthy gives his suggestions on how to tackle inflation. ...