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COVID-19 aftermath: Funding divide among Indian startups makes survival difficult; while some bag millions, others struggle
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COVID-19 aftermath: Funding divide among Indian startups makes survival difficult; while some bag millions, others struggle

Funding in Indian tech-led startups rose by 14 percent in the first quarter of 2020 as compared to the same period last year, yet only 16 percent startups and SMEs have cash to survive for more than three months, revealed a recent survey

Over one million IT employees will continue to work from home post-lockdown: Kris Gopalakrishnan
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Over one million IT employees will continue to work from home post-lockdown: Kris Gopalakrishnan

More than one million information technology employees are expected to continue to work from home even after the coronavirus-inflicted lockdown situation returns to normalcy, says IT industry veteran Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan

India's upcoming cloud computing policy wants localization of data storage
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India's upcoming cloud computing policy wants localization of data storage

The cloud computing proposal by India could deal a blow to companies like Amazon and Microsoft.

Infosys CEO resigns: Revenues, profit up under Vishal Sikka, so what are the co-founders complaining about?
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Infosys CEO resigns: Revenues, profit up under Vishal Sikka, so what are the co-founders complaining about?

VIshal Sikka’s resignation has wiped off investor wealth in Infosys to a whopping Rs 22.430 crore market capitalisation in the bourses.

Infosys denies report of Narayana Murthy, other co-founders selling stakes; terms it speculative
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Infosys denies report of Narayana Murthy, other co-founders selling stakes; terms it speculative

The report published by an English daily said the promoters wanted to sell their entire stake as they were unhappy over the manner in which the company was being run since their exit three years ago.

Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani et al may sell entire Infosys stake worth Rs 28,000 cr, says report
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Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani et al may sell entire Infosys stake worth Rs 28,000 cr, says report

There is also a possibility that this is likely to be a pressure tactics to force the management to fall in line.

Infosys' Narayana Murthy slams salary hike to COO Pravin Rao, rues 'poor governance standards'
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Infosys' Narayana Murthy slams salary hike to COO Pravin Rao, rues 'poor governance standards'

Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy has lamented dropping performance standards at the IT behemoth, saying the generous compensation given to COO Pravin Rao was improper

Infosys governance row: I am elected by shareholders, have a job to do, says Seshasayee
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Infosys governance row: I am elected by shareholders, have a job to do, says Seshasayee

More than a week after co-founders N R Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani and Kris Gopalakrishnan flagged what they said were corporate governance issues, Seshasayee and other board members, including Chief Executive Vishal Sikka, addressed an hour-long press conference to clear the air.

Media 'drama' around Infosys distracting, says CEO Vishal Sikka
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Media 'drama' around Infosys distracting, says CEO Vishal Sikka

Making his first public statement on the row that broke out after co-founders Murthy, Nandan Nilekani and Kris Gopalakrishnan wrote to Infosys Board questioning hike in CEO's compensation and severance pay to quiting executives, Sikka said the company is based on a very strong fabric.

Infosys should get a new, widely respected chairman to redeem credibility: Mohandas Pai
Business

Infosys should get a new, widely respected chairman to redeem credibility: Mohandas Pai

The co-founders are upright people and are concerned about corporate governance. They have to be treated with respect.

Infosys governance issue: Why N R Narayana Murthy is right about voicing concern
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Infosys governance issue: Why N R Narayana Murthy is right about voicing concern

The sore point with the founders has been the more than generous remuneration its CEO Vishal Sikkha has helped himself to that is reportedly several hundred times more than the median salary.

Infosys backs Vishal Sikka, downplays governance concerns, rift between founders and board
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Infosys backs Vishal Sikka, downplays governance concerns, rift between founders and board

The IT company said its founders and board could have differing views on issues such as Sikka's compensation, the appointment of certain independent directors and the severance paid to former employees but all decisions were taken with the approval of shareholders and the necessary disclosures.

Narayana Murthy erred in focusing on only Infosys founders becoming leaders: Mohandas Pai
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Narayana Murthy erred in focusing on only Infosys founders becoming leaders: Mohandas Pai

Pai, who served as a board member of Infosys from 2000 to 2011, also said it was a "mistake" on the part of N R Narayana Murthy to "focus on only founders becoming leaders (CEOs)" which led many people to quit the company.

Infosys defends pay hike to Vishal Sikka, says decision in co's interest
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Infosys defends pay hike to Vishal Sikka, says decision in co's interest

"With regard to concerns on governance... we would like to reiterate that all decisions have been made bona fide, in the overall interest of the company, and that full disclosures have already been made thereon," Infosys said in an emailed statement.

India best market for e-commerce growth: Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan
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India best market for e-commerce growth: Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan

As the economy will double in the next 10 years, the e-commerce industry will also grow, said Krish Gopalakrishnan at a panel discussion