All stories by Bibhu Ranjan Mishra
Large IT outsourcing contracts are up for grabs as clients optimise costRediff.com2 Jan 2021
Clients are seen realigning their tech strategy by moving works from own captives to third-party service providers which is mostly benefiting to large companies such as Infosys, TCS, Wipro or HCL Technologies.
Chip-making is now a big opportunity for IndiaRediff.com9 Nov 2020
Even though India has major strengths in chip design and in making the software that actually commands the processors to execute specific tasks, chip-manufacturing has never been the country's strength.
Narayana Murthy bats for external probe into whistleblower complaintsRediff.com22 Sep 2020
Murthy said moral weakness and incompetence of the chairman of the board are the main reasons behind corporate scams.
'Pandemic is a Whatsapp moment for healthcare'Rediff.com10 Sep 2020
'In the case of Aadhaar, we were able to build and enrol 1 billion in five-and-a-half years.' 'For vaccination, it can be done even faster -- in just two years.' 'When everybody is coming for vaccination, they can be offered a choice -- to create a health record and a digital ID.'
Covid-19 may take away 200,000 IT jobs in IndiaRediff.com4 Sep 2020
The sector will see a minimum of 3-5 per cent of the weight being shed in almost every IT company - particularly the big 20 - because of Covid and not performance-related issues.
Capgemini bucking Covid trend, gives hikes, promotionsRediff.com8 Jul 2020
Not just in the IT sector, Capgemini is probably the only company, in India, which has offered salary increments.
Lockdown times have been good for Byju's!Rediff.com14 May 2020
'Now, because of COVID-19, we have become the only way to learn.'
'Facebook, WhatsApp seek more data than Aarogya Setu app'Rediff.com11 May 2020
'When a person is capable of infecting 50 others, will you think about the privacy of the person or about protecting the lives of people?'
Sachin Bansal wants to start a bankRediff.com12 Feb 2020
'If the RBI blesses us with a banking licence, we would like to launch a successful bank.'
How Shreyas Shibulal plans to disrupt EV spaceRediff.com13 Jan 2020
Lightning Logistics, Shreyas Shibulal's start-up, rents out electric scooters along with the riders for last mile delivery.
Byju's pips Ola as India's 3rd largest UnicornRediff.com10 Jan 2020
Byju's has emerged as the leader in the Indian education-tech sector. They are pioneering technology shaping the future of learning for millions of school students in India.
Before IPO, Ola to realign various businessesRediff.com29 Nov 2019
According to sources in the know, this exercise would result in reduction of its workforce by around 300 people, which is roughly 5-8 per cent of its overall headcount.
Will Salil Parekh manage to bring Infosys back to its heyday?Rediff.com1 Nov 2019
The latest whistleblower complaint accusing him of pressuring finance team members to inflate profitability has come right out of the blue. There's another allegation that he made racist remarks against some board colleagues. For a man with a singular focus on the business and clients, all of this must have blindsided him.
Meet the Chennai-born heading Alexa's Hindi project in LARediff.com14 Oct 2019
Since 2015, Prem Natarajan had been watching from the outside and with growing interest the emergence of Alexa. In June 2018, he joined Amazon and began work on the Hindi project.
Meet India's best known teacherRediff.com18 May 2019
'Kids like something when it is interesting, focused, and offers scope for self-exploration.' 'We teach them how to learn, not force them,' Byju Raveendran tells Bibhu Ranjan Mishra.
BJP's Tejasvi Surya is young but no novice in politicsRediff.com15 Apr 2019
He may be only 28, but the now-chosen candidate for Bengaluru South has handled the party's IT cell and campaigned for several party candidates during the state polls last year.
Cong-JD-S govt a case of can't stay together, can't live apart?Rediff.com12 Feb 2019
Personal differences between the two alliance partners, Congress insiders say, are owing to Kumaraswamy's style of functioning. He, unlike his father, is suspected to have a soft corner for the BJP, reports Bibhu Ranjan Mishra.
Meet Dheemanth Nagaraj, first Indian to get Intel Fellow awardRediff.com3 Sep 2018
What makes Nagaraj's achievement significant is the fact that there have been only about 80 Intel Fellows globally in the 50 years of the company's operation.
Farm loan waiver a serious challenge for Kumaraswamy govtRediff.com9 Jul 2018
The Karnataka CM with only 37 JD-S MLAs in the assembly is on shaky ground and overly dependent on the Congress for every decision, reports Bibhu Ranjan Mishra.
HCL Tech will most likely overtake Wipro's revenue in Q1Rediff.com4 May 2018
Wipro said recently it was expecting its revenue growth to drop 2.33 per cent or stay flat between $2,015 and $2065 million.