Raghu Krishnan

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Will visa curbs in US bring good news for techies in India?

Will visa curbs in US bring good news for techies in India?

Rediff.com5 Jan 2018

Global IT firms seeing dearth of talent in countries such as US, looking for people with such skills from countries like India

Low-profile Salil Parekh starts his innings at Infosys

Low-profile Salil Parekh starts his innings at Infosys

Rediff.com3 Jan 2018

Parekh in a video address to employees expressed delight on leading the iconic company

TCS's new model was finetuned in Japan

TCS's new model was finetuned in Japan

Rediff.com13 Dec 2017

TCS is tapping an emerging opportunity called IT modernisation, which potentially could be a growth driver for the entire IT services industry for the next two to three years, says Raghu Krishnan.

Bansal pay issue: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw appeals for a closure

Bansal pay issue: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw appeals for a closure

Rediff.com11 Dec 2017

The settlement with Sebi was seen as Infosys admitting guilt of the lapse, clearing out any legal or regulatory challenges and preparing ground for new chief executive officer Salil Parekh.

Infy whistle-blower wants Sebi to act in Panaya, Bansal issues

Infy whistle-blower wants Sebi to act in Panaya, Bansal issues

Rediff.com10 Dec 2017

The whistle-blower's letter to Sebi said future disclosures on any wrongdoing could potentially not be exposed if Infosys is let off the hook now.

Salil Parekh is just what the doc ordered for Infy

Salil Parekh is just what the doc ordered for Infy

Rediff.com4 Dec 2017

In Parekh, an IIT-Bombay and Cornell University alumnus, Infosys may have finally found a person who will grab the market opportunity with good execution.

'We need to convert research into start-ups'

'We need to convert research into start-ups'

Rediff.com20 Nov 2017

India needs to invest a lot more money in science research and translate this research into products and solutions for its people, says trustee at the Infosys Science Foundation and co-founder at Infosys Kris Gopalakrishnan.

Coke to introduce Nagpur orange juice, litchi drinks & more

Coke to introduce Nagpur orange juice, litchi drinks & more

Rediff.com21 Sep 2017

It is also testing a concept sourced in Australia, storing local fruit in an ice dispenser, freezing it and offering it to consumers as a sorbet without any artificial sweeteners or flavours.

Infosys gets a month to fix GSTN glitches

Infosys gets a month to fix GSTN glitches

Rediff.com19 Sep 2017

Group of ministers to review progress every fortnight.

Godrej adds another feather to its cap; joins Isro's mission

Godrej adds another feather to its cap; joins Isro's mission

Rediff.com16 Sep 2017

The space agency has set 2020 as the deadline for the first privately built rocket to be launched into space.

Meet IBM's Transformation Man

Meet IBM's Transformation Man

Rediff.com8 Sep 2017

'My simple instruction to every IBM salesperson is, "When you go to the customer, use less of this (he points to his mouth) and more of this (ear)".' 'Talk less, listen more",' Karan Bajwa tells Raghu Krishnan.

'Culture of discrimination and retaliation is widespread at Infosys'

'Culture of discrimination and retaliation is widespread at Infosys'

Rediff.com29 Aug 2017

Erin Green, former head of immigration, Infosys says says only the loss of a big client could push Infosys to correct its internal corporate culture.

Suresh Vaswani set to drive IBM's global tech services

Suresh Vaswani set to drive IBM's global tech services

Rediff.com31 Jul 2017

It looks like IBM is betting on Vaswani to replicate the success he had with Dell

Tomato prices go through the roof

Tomato prices go through the roof

Rediff.com26 Jul 2017

Farmers shifted to other vegetables as they could not realise price in past 9 months

IT layoffs: Getting skilled is the makeover mantra

IT layoffs: Getting skilled is the makeover mantra

Rediff.com26 Jul 2017

Building front-end and stitching it with back-end is a task that IT firms are learning the hard way, finds Raghu Krishnan.

'We are ardent believers of digital first'

'We are ardent believers of digital first'

Rediff.com12 Jul 2017

Sanjay Jalona, CEO & MD of LTI says the push would be to increase digital business and look at outcomes in projects for customers.

'Jobs are not a problem in India'

'Jobs are not a problem in India'

Rediff.com7 Jul 2017

'If we chose to do the right things, it is possible to avoid job losses at a mass scale,' ABB MD Sanjeev Sharma tells Raghu Krishnan.

GSTN: 'There's no system free of glitches'

GSTN: 'There's no system free of glitches'

Rediff.com1 Jul 2017

'One way to deal with these is to address these quickly and have rapid reaction teams in New Delhi, the state capitals and wherever possible.'

How Byju's plans to become a unicorn this year

How Byju's plans to become a unicorn this year

Rediff.com24 May 2017

The firm has raised $204 million from nine investors such as Sequoia Capital, Light Speed Ventures, and Aarin Capital, and hopes to hit the $ 1 billion valuation mark this year.

Google Music vs Apple Music: What will you tune into?

Google Music vs Apple Music: What will you tune into?

Rediff.com10 Apr 2017

The search giant's music streaming service in India is priced a third lower than the iPhone maker's subscription fee.

Lack of privacy law reason behind WhatsApp petition

Lack of privacy law reason behind WhatsApp petition

Rediff.com7 Apr 2017

Hearing from Apr 18 by five-judge SC bench against WhatsApp, FB move; Centre, Trai also summoned

From Infosys to Ola: Just who is Rajiv Bansal?

From Infosys to Ola: Just who is Rajiv Bansal?

Rediff.com17 Mar 2017

Raghu Krishnan profiles the man in the eye of the storm at Infosys.

Over 1 million vacant IT jobs in US by 2018 and no candidates

Over 1 million vacant IT jobs in US by 2018 and no candidates

Rediff.com30 Jan 2017

Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar discusses the ramifications of Trump's 'Buy American-hire American' agenda with Raghu Krishnan.

The consortium powering India's space race

The consortium powering India's space race

Rediff.com30 Dec 2016

ISRO has an opportunity to be the one-stop shop for satellite manufacturing, and Alpha Design is just the booster it needed.

G Janardhana Reddy, still a force in Karnataka politics

G Janardhana Reddy, still a force in Karnataka politics

Rediff.com26 Nov 2016

The wedding celebrations show the controversial mining baron retains influence over elected representatives, whichever party is in power.

Why Theresa May won't go to Bengaluru IT firms

Why Theresa May won't go to Bengaluru IT firms

Rediff.com7 Nov 2016

Theresa May's visit to a Bengaluru aerospace systems supplier is seen as the UK's strategy to pursue new defence deals.

Nasscom raises concerns over GST implementation

Nasscom raises concerns over GST implementation

Rediff.com4 Nov 2016

"The industry is looking at a rate of 12-16 per cent. So, it entirely depends on how it gets. But the bigger concern is how the GST is applied," said R Chandrashekhar, president of Nasscom.

Infy exits show challenges Sikka is facing

Infy exits show challenges Sikka is facing

Rediff.com20 Sep 2016

In the past two years, Sikka has brought in new measures by putting project managers to pitch how they cut time, saved costs and improved productivity

GSLV rocket puts ISRO in elite club

GSLV rocket puts ISRO in elite club

Rediff.com9 Sep 2016

Global analysts say a successful launch of operational GSLV MkII rocket will reduce dependency for ISRO on foreign launchers.

Brexit tremor hits Infosys

Brexit tremor hits Infosys

Rediff.com16 Aug 2016

Takes a knock after RBS changes plan on Williams & Glyn; contract loss to impact 3,000 Infy staffers

United Spirits to shed 300 jobs

United Spirits to shed 300 jobs

Rediff.com16 Jul 2016

United Spirits wants to align its resources to meet its goals of becoming a trusted and respected consumer goods company.

The story of Ajit Isaac's entrepreneurial success

The story of Ajit Isaac's entrepreneurial success

Rediff.com15 Jul 2016

Ajit Issac started as a management trainee at Godrej.

United Spirits shows proof of Mallya's fund diversion

United Spirits shows proof of Mallya's fund diversion

Rediff.com15 Jul 2016

USL claims it has given a report on how the liquor baron channelled money from the company to Kingfisher Airlines, Force India and Watson.

Bengaluru's infrastructure mess taints Karnataka's future

Bengaluru's infrastructure mess taints Karnataka's future

Rediff.com11 Jul 2016

Bengaluru dominates Karnataka's economy and its infrastructure mess compounds the problems, with policies lagging need and expectations.

Karnataka: Pay hikes due in 2017, unions get restless

Karnataka: Pay hikes due in 2017, unions get restless

Rediff.com8 Jul 2016

State employees in Karnataka will have to wait longer for wage hike.

US mutual fund marks down Flipkart share value by 25%

US mutual fund marks down Flipkart share value by 25%

Rediff.com1 Jul 2016

This is the sixth mark down for the largest e-commerce marketplace of the country in as many months.

Xerxes Desai: The man behind Titan's success

Xerxes Desai: The man behind Titan's success

Rediff.com28 Jun 2016

In the '80s after Xerxes Desai, moved to Bengaluru and spent the initial days on building Titan from a factory in Hosur.

Making Rs 2 crore a day, Nikesh Arora rocked at his job

Making Rs 2 crore a day, Nikesh Arora rocked at his job

Rediff.com22 Jun 2016

Nikesh Arora has an engineering degree in electronics and worked for a brief period at Wipro, selling computers.

Mallya accuses CBI, ED of holding him guilty without trial

Mallya accuses CBI, ED of holding him guilty without trial

Rediff.com13 Jun 2016

'Civil matters like loan recovery are being connected with criminal allegations, without any basis.'

A successful entrepreneur who wants to start an airline

A successful entrepreneur who wants to start an airline

Rediff.com26 May 2016

VRL investors have punished the stock for his move, but Sankeshwar is defiant.

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