Narayan Murthy

  • Murthy got cost equation right,successor to take it fwd:Kamath June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Commending the role of N R Narayana Murthy, veteran banker K V Kamath on Friday said the Infosys cofounder had "got the cost equation right" to improve topline growth. Kamath, who is also the nonexecutive Chairman, said it is now upon the "successor" Vishal Sikka to take that agenda...
  • Infosys elevates 12 leaders as executive VPs June 16, 2014

    Bangalore: With the appointment of Vishal Sikka as CEO and Managing Director of the company, IT major Infosys has elevated 12 leaders to the position of Executive Vice President with additional responsibilities. Among those who have made it to the list of Executive Vice Presidents are CFO Rajiv Bansal; Sandeep Dadlani,...
  • Murthy makes way for Sikka at Infosys June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: One of India's most revolutionary entrepreneurs NR Narayan Murthy on Saturday got up to take charge of his last annual general meeting at Infosys. The hall was hush with memories and expectations. Murthy, S Gopalakrishnan and S D Shibulal were all stepping down from their executive roles at Infosys. "We...
  • Infosys hunts for new CEO, SD Shibulal set to retire next year April 12, 2014

    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 March 30, 2014

    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 February 16, 2014

    Societies progress through innovation in science and technologies, business and social sector. Is there enough innovation happening in India? CNNIBN 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 October 19, 2013

    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 September 28, 2013

    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 July 30, 2013

    Dheeraj Hinduja, chairman of Ashok Leyland, India's secondlargest truck manufacturer, got a taste of shareholder activism at the company AGM on July 16. During a threehour 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 July 10, 2013

    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 fastergrowing rivals. India's second largest computer services exporter, once seen as...
  • Murthy reappointment: Sebi seeks details of Infosys board meet June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Market regulator Sebi has sought clarifications from Infosys regarding its June 1 board meeting in which the company reappointed 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 meeting...
  • To revive Infosys, Murthy must revamp sales, culture June 4, 2013

    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 June 1, 2013

    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 semiretired life when he got a phone call from Executive Chairman KV Kamath, asking him to...
  • Modi says country now faces a political paralysis May 24, 2013

    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...
  • Narayana Murthy condemns violence at Maruti plant July 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Strongly condemning the violence at Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar, Infosys Chairman Emeritus NR Narayana Murthy on Monday said differences between management and workers should be resolved in a peaceful manner and not violently. "It is not right, whatever differences (between the management and workers) we have, we have to...
  • Murthy joins debate on policy paralysis at Centre May 21, 2012

    Bangalore: Software industry leader NR Narayana Murthy on Sunday appeared to have joined the debate on policy paralysis at the Centre when he said the government has not been able to provide clarity on definition of software exports for over a year now causing inconvenience to the industry. ...
  • 'Infosys still working with Gujarat govt for land' April 6, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Chairman Emeritus and Chief Mentor of IT major Infosys, NR Narayan Murthy, on Thursday said that the company was still working with the Gujarat government to get land for its proposed centre in the state. "Infosys is still working with Government of Gujarat to get the land for which...
  • India afflicted with disease of apathy: Murthy December 16, 2011

    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 International...
  • 'IIT exam panel behind poor student quality' October 5, 2011

    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 poor...
  • Murthy's comments on IIT unfair: Chetan Bhagat October 5, 2011

    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 said...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 4, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Twitter abuzz over Murthy's remark on IITians October 4, 2011

    Infosys founder Narayan Murthy said that the Indian Institutes of Technology are no longer the quality institutions. ...
  • Murthy remark: do IITians lack quality? October 4, 2011

    Infosys founder Narayan Murthy blamed coaching centres for the deteriorating quality of students. ...
  • Murthy's opinion is extreme: IIT Chennai student October 4, 2011

    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 October 4, 2011

    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? October 4, 2011

    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 October 4, 2011

    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, "I...
  • IIM mulls brain mapping of Dhoni, Mamata, Murthy August 8, 2011

    Ranchi: IIMRanchi 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 July 20, 2011

    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...
  • Infosys founder's son weds TVS chief's daughter June 6, 2011

    Chennai: The scions of two of big Indian business families, Infosys and TVS got married on Sunday at a function attended by highprofile 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 heads the...