Nr Narayana Murthy

  • Infosys says staff exodus a worry after Q4 profits beat estimates 15-04-2014 10:35 PM

    Staff left India's second largest IT services exporter Infosys Ltd at an unprecedented pace in the last quarter, worrying its management and raising investors' concerns about its ability to win lucrative contracts even as it posted a higher-than-expected net profit for the period. Retaining staff is a challenge for all...
  • Infosys gives 6-7 per cent wage hike to employees 15-04-2014 02:07 PM

    Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has raised salaries of its employees in the country by 6-7 per cent and by 1-2 per cent for onsite workers, effective April 1. "We have increased salaries. We have given salary hikes of 6-7 per cent for offshore and 1-2 per cent...
  • Infosys is on headhunting for a CEO 12-04-2014 12:16 AM

    Bangalore: Infosys chief executive officer SD Shibhulal will step down from the company by January 9, 2015, sending India s second-biggest software exporter on a hunt for his successor. Shibulal, one of the seven Infosys founders, wants to retire as CEO of the company on or before January 9, 2015,...
  • Staff exodus to weigh on Infosys turnaround efforts 11-04-2014 05:49 PM

    An exodus of senior executives and staff at India's second largest IT outsourcing firm, Infosys Ltd, could hamper efforts to win lucrative contracts in the United States and Europe, and weigh on its profit growth outlook for this year. Nearly a fifth of the workforce had left the company in...
  • Infosys to set up SEZ in Indore with Rs 400 crore investment 24-02-2014 05:52 PM

    IT major Infosys on Monday laid the foundation stone of its proposed SEZ which will be created with an initial investment of Rs 400 crore. The foundation-laying ceremony of the SEZ, to be constructed on 130 acres of land, was held at the Super Corridor on the outskirts of city...
  • Non-performers at Infosys may be asked to leave: Narayana Murthy 20-02-2014 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Software services giant Infosys, which employs 1.5 lakh people, may hand over pink slips to those who "did not add value" despite "high salaries" as it looks to cut costs and increase operational efficiency. Infosys Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, who returned last June from retirement to head...
  • Give thrust to problem solving in higher education: Murthy 12-11-2013 08:30 PM

    Infosys co-founder and Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, on Tuesday, said higher education and research in the country has to give more thrust towards solving problems. "I'm very positive about the trend of scientific research in India; ....a thrust has to given by higher education and scientific research in the...
  • Narayana Murthy has clearly articulated son's role, says Infosys MD 11-10-2013 09:10 PM

    Rohan Murty, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy's son, is working as an executive assistant to his father, CEO and Managing Director SD Shibulal said, on Friday, addressing concerns about his role. Narayana Murthy, who returned to Infosys in June as Executive Chairman of the Board to help the embattled IT...
  • Rohan Murthy set to become Infosys's Vice President 25-08-2013 01:36 PM

    Rohan Murthy, son of Infosys chairman NR Narayana Murthy who joined the company as an executive assistant to his father, will soon be designated as vice president. Narayana Murthy had on his return to India's second largest software exporter in June stated that his son would have no leadership role...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Narayana Murthy, Prakash Padukone 21-07-2013 03:30 PM

    In this show we talk about leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sportspersons. ...
  • Bangalore: Narayana Murthy seeks airport near Electronics City 29-06-2013 01:49 PM

    Bangalore: Infosys Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy has pitched for a small airport near Electronics City, the biggest hub of Bangalore's IT industry that houses the main Infosys campus, as he called for improving the infrastructure facilities in Karnataka. "We are not asking for anything extraordinary. We are asking for...
  • Investor advisory firm questions Murthy's reappointment at Infosys 15-06-2013 08:49 AM

    Mumbai: NR Narayana Murthy may be back at the helm of Infosys, but this has not gone down well with investors and industry observers. Institutional Investor Advisory Services (IIAS), an investor advisory firm, believes that by reappointing Murthy, Infosys has compromised on the very principles it so strongly advocated during...
  • Narayana Murthy's wife speaks about son Rohan's role at Infosys 07-06-2013 08:50 AM

    Bangalore: As NR Narayana Murthy makes a comeback to Infosys along with his son Rohan Murty, his wife Sudha Murthy spoke about his exact role in the organisation. Sudha Murthy said Rohan will only be an assistant to the Infosys Executive Chairman and will not be reporting to anyone else....
  • FTN: Narayana Murthy returns to Infosys: Are individual brands essential to companies? 03-06-2013 11:49 PM

    Infosys' scrip on Monday soared by 9 per cent in morning trade as the IT major recalled its founder NR Narayana Murthy and returned control of the company. ...
  • Infosys shares surge 9 pc as Murthy returns as chairman 03-06-2013 12:15 PM

    Mumbai: Infosys' scrip on Monday soared by 9 per cent in morning trade as the IT major recalled its founder NR Narayana Murthy and returned control of the company. After making a strong opening, shares of Infosys further jumped 9 per cent to Rs 2,624.90 on the BSE. At the...
  • BSE Sensex sheds 150 pts; Infosys bucks trend, autos skid 03-06-2013 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks extended losses on Monday amid weak European cues, as investors preferred taking more profits out. From last month, it has been seen that whenever the BSE Sensex tried to hold the 20000-level it has always seen profit booking. Sudarshan Sukhani of s2analytics.com says today's market action is...
  • Industry hails the return of Narayana Murthy at the helm of Infosys 02-06-2013 12:02 PM

    Bangalore: The resilient Indian IT industry hailed the return of its icon NR Narayana Murthy as the executive chairman of global software major Infosys Ltd Saturday. "Murthy is an iconic leader who played a key role to shape the Indian IT industry. We welcome him in his role as executive...
  • NR Narayana Murthy's first interview after his return to Infosys 01-06-2013 03:59 PM

    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. ...
  • NR Narayana Murthy starts his second innings at Infosys 01-06-2013 02:40 PM

    Bangalore: In a bid to bring the IT company back on the high growth path, NR Narayana Murthy returned back as Executive Chairman and Additional Director on the Infosys Board on Saturday. Murthy's five-year tenure begins from June 1, 2013 and he called his return as the start of the...
  • Narendra Modi's administration finest: Narayana Murthy 14-05-2013 09:06 AM

    Narendra Modi has found a new fan in Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy who praised the Gujarat Chief Minister and called him one of India's finest administrators. ...
  • Didn't fund Kejriwal's political activities: Murthy 06-11-2012 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy on Tuesday clarified that no funds were donated to the Public Cause Research Foundation, an organisation led by IAC leader Arvind Kejriwal for any political activities as reported by a section of the media. "When Kejriwal approached me in September 2012 asking for...
  • No money given to Kejriwal for political activities: Tata Trust 05-11-2012 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Tata Social Welfare Trust (TSWT) on Monday said it did not donate any money for political activities to the Arvind Kejriwal founded NGO -- Public Cause Research Foundation. It, however, said TSWT had in 2008 agreed to grant Rs 1.25 crore for a five-year period to institute...
  • US: Narayana Murthy receives 2012 Hoover Medal 25-10-2012 09:00 AM

    Washington: Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy has been conferred with the prestigious 2012 Hoover Medal in recognition of his philanthropic activities in India. Former US Presidents Herbert Hoover, Dwight Eisenhower and James Earl Carter are among some of the prominent recipients of this annual award established in 1930 to recognize...
  • Anna's campaign good for the country: Murthy 19-12-2011 09:38 PM

    Bangalore: Software icon and Infosys' founder NR Narayana Murthy on Monday said he was hopeful that the draft of Lokpal bill, expected to be tabled in the Parliament in a day or two, would satisfy all well meaning citizens. "Mr Anna Hazare, his team and the government have been in...
  • Margins better than revenues: Narayana Murthy 01-11-2011 02:28 PM

    Name: NR Narayana Murthy Profile: Chairman Emeritus, Infosys Technologies Age: 65 Why he won: For extraordinary leadership skills that have had a profound impact in building an enduring enterprise with a beneficial impact on the wider community. He has also pushed India Inc. to improve standards and helped raise its...
  • Students not in top 10 pc fall off the map: Bhagat 06-10-2011 10:28 AM

    Infosys chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy's statement that engineers coming out of the IITs are not of good quality has led to a war of words with noted author and IIT almunus Chetan Bhagat calling Infosys a body shop. Bhagat spoke exclusively to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on the...
  • Bhagat not sorry for calling Infy a body shop 05-10-2011 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: Infosys chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy's statement that engineers coming out of the IITs are not of good quality has led to a war of words with noted author and IIT almunus Chetan Bhagat calling Infosys a body shop. Bhagat says he has no regrets for calling Infosys...
  • Poor quality of students entering IITs: Murthy 03-10-2011 04:02 PM

    New York: Voicing his displeasure over the quality of engineers that pass out of the IITs, Infosys chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy has said there is a need to overhaul the selection criteria for students seeking admission to the prestigious technology institutions. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of former IITians...