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Azim Premji to retire as executive chairman of Wipro on 30 July; son Rishad to take over
Business

Azim Premji to retire as executive chairman of Wipro on 30 July; son Rishad to take over

Azim Premji, one of the pioneers of the Indian technology industry and founder of Wipro Limited, will retire as executive chairman upon the completion of his current term on 30 July, 2019.

UP CEO says EVMs stored in 'sealed strong rooms', advises against panic as rumours of tampering spread on social media
India

UP CEO says EVMs stored in 'sealed strong rooms', advises against panic as rumours of tampering spread on social media

The Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday reiterated that polled EVMs are safe in the sealed strong rooms which are under surveillance and also urged people to keep faith in the poll commission.

Delhi CEO receives 439 nominations for seven Lok Sabha seats ahead of polls on 12 May; 74 candidates in fray from North East Delhi
Politics

Delhi CEO receives 439 nominations for seven Lok Sabha seats ahead of polls on 12 May; 74 candidates in fray from North East Delhi

As many as 439 nominations were received from seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital, as per the details shared by the Chief Electoral Office (CEO) on Tuesday, the last day of filing the nomination. The seven parliamentary constituencies in the national capital are Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi, East Delhi, New Delhi, North West Delhi, West Delhi, and South Delhi.

Odisha Elections 2019: Over 57% voting till 6 pm in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats; repoll sought in four booths
Politics

Odisha Elections 2019: Over 57% voting till 6 pm in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats; repoll sought in four booths

About 57.81 percent of the over 76.93 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 6 pm in the five Odisha Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats, some of them in Naxal-affected areas, in the second phase on Thursday

Lok Sabha election 2019: Full list of state, constituency-wise total voter turnout in phase-I of polls
Politics

Lok Sabha election 2019: Full list of state, constituency-wise total voter turnout in phase-I of polls

West Bengal’s Lok Sabha constituencies – Coochbehar and Alipurduar – registered the highest voting percentages, crossing 80%.

Odisha Elections 2019: Voting concludes smoothly in 4 Lok Sabha, 28 Assembly seats; 66% turnout till 5 pm in phase-I
Politics

Odisha Elections 2019: Voting concludes smoothly in 4 Lok Sabha, 28 Assembly seats; 66% turnout till 5 pm in phase-I

Odisha witnessed largely incident-free voting in phase-I of polling in four Lok Sabha seats — Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Berhampore — and 28 Assembly seats falling under them on Thursday

Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara apologises to staff following sexual misconduct allegations
Entertainment

Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara apologises to staff following sexual misconduct allegations

Despite both parties denying it, WarnerMedia, Warner Bros' parent company, are investigating allegations of sexual misconduct

Chief Minister Kamal Nath is morphing into CEO of Madhya Pradesh one small step at a time
Politics

Chief Minister Kamal Nath is morphing into CEO of Madhya Pradesh one small step at a time

Those who know Kamal Nath agree that sitting in the chief minister's chair was not exactly a dream job for someone with a Davos mindset assiduously cultivated during his tenure as Union minister

Mark Zuckerberg's write-up defends Facebook's murky data-sharing practices: Report
News & Analysis

Mark Zuckerberg's write-up defends Facebook's murky data-sharing practices: Report

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest attempt to explain Facebook’s practices is notable for its omissions.

Capgemini reshuffles leadership team in India: Srinivas Kandula is new chairman, Ashwin Yardi appointed CEO
Business

Capgemini reshuffles leadership team in India: Srinivas Kandula is new chairman, Ashwin Yardi appointed CEO

Srinivas Kandula, the CEO of Capgemini in India and member of the Group Executive Committee has been appointed Chairman of Capgemini in India.

Delhi chief electoral officer Vijay Kumar Dev appointed chief secretary after Anshu Prakash transfers to Centre
India

Delhi chief electoral officer Vijay Kumar Dev appointed chief secretary after Anshu Prakash transfers to Centre

The Ministry of Home Affairs had Thursday issued the order appointing the 1987-batch IAS officer of the AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territory) cadre. Dev will succeed Anshu Prakash following his transfer to the department of telecommunications in the Central government.

SEBI moves to separate chairman-CEO post in companies; not everything from the West is the best
Business

SEBI moves to separate chairman-CEO post in companies; not everything from the West is the best

Saying that there would be concentration of power in the hands of a single individual if the chairman/managing director post is combined does not make sense in India.

Yes Bank gets Reserve Bank of India's nod for Rana Kapoor's reappointment as MD and CEO
Business

Yes Bank gets Reserve Bank of India's nod for Rana Kapoor's reappointment as MD and CEO

In June this year, Yes Bank's shareholders had approved the re-appointment of Rana Kapoor as the chief executive and managing director for three years

India Inc hails Indra Nooyi: PepsiCo boss will leave behind a great legacy that generations will remember
Business

India Inc hails Indra Nooyi: PepsiCo boss will leave behind a great legacy that generations will remember

Noori has exemplified what she has said by stepping down and having another take on that role, say analysts

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voters' names will not be deleted from final list, says EC
India

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voters' names will not be deleted from final list, says EC

The Election Commission on Wednesday assured that voters' names will not be deleted from the final electoral roll during the coming Assembly elections in Gujarat.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates praises the company CEO Satya Nadella for helping it stand out in the industry
News & Analysis

Microsoft founder Bill Gates praises the company CEO Satya Nadella for helping it stand out in the industry

It was no surprise to me that once Nadella became Microsoft's CEO, he immediately put his mark on the company, writes Bill Gates.

Ryan school owners told to surrender passports or risk arrest in Gurugram murder case
India

Ryan school owners told to surrender passports or risk arrest in Gurugram murder case

Hearing bail pleas on Gurugram student murder case, the court asked Ryan International School owners to submit their passports by 9 pm on Thursday

Nandan Nilekani to face challenges as he begins his second term at Infosys
News & Analysis

Nandan Nilekani to face challenges as he begins his second term at Infosys

The dramatic exit chief executive of Infosys (Vishal Sikka) last week took uncertainty to new highs and prompted several days of falling shares.

Nandan Nilekani appointed as non-executive chairman of Infosys; Vishal Sikka and four other resign from board
Business

Nandan Nilekani appointed as non-executive chairman of Infosys; Vishal Sikka and four other resign from board

Nandan Nilekani has been appointed as a non-executive, non-independent chairman of Infosys on Thursday after chairman R Seshasayee and co-chair Ravi Venkatesan resigned on Thursday