All stories by Bibhu Ranjan Mishra
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.
Infosys plans campus in Indianapolis; to create thousands of new jobsRediff.com27 Apr 2018
The proposed campus will come up on around 125 acres, which the company will acquire from airport authorities, and would house as many as 3,000 employees.
Siddaramaiah's biggest challenge is to win his own seatRediff.com19 Apr 2018
Caste composition is going to be a huge determinant for winning the constituency where Vokkaligas and Lingayats constitute a vast majority, which puts Siddaramaiah in a weaker turf given that he belongs to the Kuruba community.
Will Salil Parekh manage to restore Infy's past glory?Rediff.com16 Apr 2018
Over the last years, taking the helm at Infosys has always had a strong resemblance with taking a roller-coaster ride
Infy whistleblower questions U-turn on PanayaRediff.com15 Apr 2018
'Where is the board's accountability in this whole transaction? The members of the earlier board who participated in approving and defending these acquisition are still in the current board,' the whistleblower said in a mail sent to US SEC and Sebi.
Bots may soon replace human workers at client sitesRediff.com5 Apr 2018
Experts, however, are of the opinion that a world manned mostly by bots is still some time away. Also, new jobs -- of bot builders and supervisors -- will emerge with time.
Infy chief's 4-point growth strategyRediff.com29 Mar 2018
Besides working on better operational control, internal efficiency and leveraging of internal talent, Salil Parekh is also focusing on building a pipeline of leaders
'I want India to be the most innovative place for SAP'Rediff.com9 Jun 2016
'SAP has been an enterprise software leader for 43 years, and we don't have a competitor also in this space.'
Infosys has fewer crorepati employeesRediff.com20 May 2016
In FY16, Infosys had 48 employees in India who were paid more than Rs 1 crore in annual compensation, as compared to 111 in FY15.
Big Bazaar gets ready for e-commerce playRediff.com14 May 2016
Portal to be launched in three months, says Future Group's Kishore Biyani
Why govt deals are high-stakes game for IT firmsRediff.com10 May 2016
Even as government projects aren't lucrative from a revenue perspective, companies fight with each other to bag the contracts
How Infosys plans to reward its employeesRediff.com28 Apr 2016
The transformation will be driven by the number of initiatives the company has identified.
Infosys co-founder to launch app chronicling Indian ITRediff.com18 Apr 2016
After his retirement from Infosys last year, Gopalakrishnan has been active in philanthropy, science and technology
Infosys will in no way become a product firm: Vishal SikkaRediff.com4 Mar 2016
Vishal Sikka reiterates infy's commitment to surpass sector growth rate in FY17, be a $20-bn revenue firm in CY2020.
We must compete with the best in the world: Narayana MurthyRediff.com19 Feb 2016
'We need good teachers at the primary, secondary and higher education levels.'
Cognizant rings alarm bell for Indian IT services playersRediff.com10 Feb 2016
As Nasdaq-listed company indicates poor spending in financial services space, Indian firms feel jittery
Wipro getting ready to hit the magic target of $15 bn by 2020Rediff.com2 Feb 2016
To double revenues in four years; asks staff to 'think like a start-up', to brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas
At Wipro, a lot is likely to change under the new CEORediff.com6 Jan 2016
The company is unlikely to continue with the CEO-COO model
Chennai rains may impact IT firms in December quarterRediff.com3 Dec 2015
Chennai is the second largest base for IT companies in the country.
Infosys takes a step towards going greenRediff.com2 Dec 2015
Infosys aims to commission 55 MW of solar plants by end of 2016.
Why top executives are trading cushy jobs for start-upsRediff.com28 Nov 2015
Why top executives are trading cushy jobs for start-ups
Why expansion of Infy's 2nd Bengaluru campus will be delayedRediff.com26 Nov 2015
Infosys is developing three more projects at Electronics City.
Infosys opts for more HR innovationRediff.com12 Nov 2015
After removing Bell Curve model, company plans to do more periodic review of staff goals for facilitating continuous feedback.
'Nothing to worry, Infosys is in a comfortable position now'Rediff.com2 Nov 2015
U B Pravin Rao explains how the company is executing the strategy.
Wipro opens door to non-science graduatesRediff.com5 Oct 2015
The jury is still out on whether this will lead to re-skilling.
HCL Tech changes staff cost structureRediff.com4 Oct 2015
Converts part of fixed salary component into variable one
Infosys plans to increase stipends during internship to attract talentRediff.com11 Sep 2015
Fresher salary offered by IT companies in India had been stagnant at the level of Rs 3 lakh over the past 8-10 years.
India's tech prowess at play, as tax e-filing hits record highRediff.com4 Sep 2015
On Aug 28-31, an average of 1.5 mn e-filed tax returns a day, against IRCTC's daily average bookings of 600,000 & Flipkart's 100,000.
What Cognizant's strong shows mean for Indian IT firmsRediff.com7 Aug 2015
'Cognizant's results indicate that digital related spends can more than offset headwinds in traditional services'