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Nandan Nilekani

What Indian Business Tycoons Have To Say About Cryptocurrencies

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Money Team

Business tycoons are giving their opinions over time on cryptocurrency, as this new technology becomes clearer to the public. While many tycoons are in favour of cryptocurrency, a few have never invested in crypto so far.

New Tax Site Glitches: We Will Fix It, Nilekani Assures Sitharaman

Jun 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Users have flooded Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Twitter timeline with complaints

Sebi Starts Probe Against Infosys Over Whistleblower Charges

The regulator may also summon the company's top management and others.

Nandan Nilekani To Head 5-Member RBI Panel To Boost Digital Payments

Jan 08, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Besides Nilekani, other members of the panel are former RBI deputy governor H R Khan, former MD and CEO of Vijaya Bank Kishore Sansi and former secretary in ministries of IT and steel Aruna Sharma.

11 January, 2018

There Is 'Hundred Per Cent' An 'Orchestrated Campaign' To Malign Aadhaar, Says Former UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani

Outlook Web Bureau

"I think, everybody has to accept Aadhaar is here to stay."

02 January, 2018

Salil Parekh Takes Over As Infosys CEO, Experts Say He Is A Perfect Choice

Outlook Web Bureau

Infosys, which spent most part of 2017 handling the public standoff between its high-profile promoters and the past leadership, will also announce its third quarter financials on January 12

28 December, 2017

The Year’s Biggest Business Stories That You May Have Already Forgotten

Outlook Web Bureau

It was a year of hardknocks for businessman Adani, and that of promises for Ambani.

13 October, 2017

Aadhaar Has Saved Indian Exchequer About $9 Billion, Says Nilekani

Outlook Web Bureau

It has really been a bipartisan thing, Nilekani said while participating in a World Bank panel discussion on Digital Economy for Development yesterday.

02 September, 2017

Nilekani Will Not Receive Any remuneration For His Current Post: Infosys

Outlook Web Bureau

In a BSE filing, the company said Nilekani's office as director shall be subject to retirement by rotation and the remuneration proposed to be paid to him is nil.

25 August, 2017

'Will Ensure There Are No Discordant Voices': Nilekani Takes Charge Of Infosys

Outlook Web Bureau

'Joined Infosys at 26, re-joined it at 62. Life does turn full circle!' he said on Twitter

25 August, 2017

Nandan Nilekani Returns To Infosys As Chairman

Outlook Web Bureau

Infosys faced a leadership crisis after first non-founder chief executive Vishal Sikka abruptly quit on August 18, blaming the founders for slander

09 August, 2017

Aadhaar: Security Is Going To Be A Big Concern, Says Nilekani

Outlook Web Bureau

A week ago, an IIT post-graduate was arrested for accessing the UIDAI server illegally by developing a mobile app which provides for Aadhaar e-KYC verification without authorisation.

26 March, 2014

Why I Will Vote For Congress This Time

Aditya Jha

I've never voted for Congress. But this time, when the whole country is seething in anger with the Congress, I will vote for a Congress candidate.

01 March, 2012

NonAlignment 2.0

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

A foreign and strategic policy for India in the twenty first century

27 January, 2012

The Aadhaar Compromise

The Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India related issues agrees that the NPR and UIDAI enrolments should proceed simultaneously, with suitable provisions to eliminate avoidable overlap

21 January, 2011

We Have Your Number

Nandan Nilekani

Opponents of Aadhaar have included advocates of privacy rights. The number however, is linked to limited personal information, with no profiling data included.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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