Nandan Nilekani

Type: Person
Name: Nandan Nilekani
Title: CEO and President
Organization: Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Nationality: India
Fact Sheet: Biography for Nandan Nilekani
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

…for prince, it’s a clash of ideas

03:10 am New Delhi : Describing the current Lok Sabha elections as not a clash of personalities but a clash between two ideas of India, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the BJP opposing the Congress idea of liberty and dignity ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

'Criminal' candidate numbers up in LS polls as political parties don't want to let 'winners' go

Proving that parties gave precedence to the ‘winnability factor’ over all else when choosing candidates, nearly 10% (328) of the 3,305 people who have filed their nomination papers so far in the Lok Sabha elections have a serious criminal record — 2% ... [Published Hindustan Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Lok Sabha Polls 2014: Mixed voter turnout in Bangalore's multi-cornered fight

By KR BalasubramanyamSindhu S, a 33-year-old Gurgaon-based management graduate, was eagerly waiting for April 17, the day Bangalore went to polls. A day earlier, she took a flight to Bangalore and landed at her parents' home unannounced. On the rolls ... [Published Economic Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Nandan Nilekani confident of victory, thanks voters

With the voting for Bangalore South taking place on April 17, Congress candidate from the constituency Nandan Nilekani in his blog, thanked the people of Bengaluru for believing in him.Here is his blog:On April 17, South Bengaluru, along with the rest ... [Published IBNLive India News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-Infosys honcho to campaign for Kej...

V. Balakrishnan, the former Infosys honcho and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) contestant from the Bangalore Central Lok Sabha seat, will campaign for the party's national convener Arvind Kejriwal, who is contesting from Varanasi."I am definitely going to Varanasi ... [Published Siasat Daily - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Polls Have Broadened My Experience, Says Nilekani

A day after polls, Bangalore South LS Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani l ooked relaxed and confident. In an interview with S Rajashekara , Nilekani said he will be back in action after a short break with family. Groundwork to execute his top 10 promises ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Congress candidate in Bangalore South, Nandan Nilekani thinks like an MP already

By: KR BalasubramanyamBANGALORE: One would have thought the highprofile Congress candidate in Bangalore South, Nandan Nilekani, would have gone hiding to catch up on the lost sleep, and good food soon after Thursday's polls. But when ET visited his house ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kerala leaders join Tamil Nadu poll campaign

TRIVANDRUM: With their votes secured on the polling machines and still a month to go for the “D-Day,” Congress party leaders in Kerala are heading for the neighbouring Tamil Nadu to campaign for the party’s candidates in the next week’s parliamentary ... [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Lok Sabha: Fifth phase voting witnesses good turnout

In this fifth and biggest phase of polling across 12 states to constitute a new Lok Sabha with West Bengal witnessing the highest turnout of about 79 percent balloting on Thursday, reports said.The state of West Bengal underwent their first round of polling ... [Published Indian Weekender - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nilekani issues warning as India votes

BANGALORE — IT billionaire turned political hopeful Nandan Nilekani said Thursday the “idea of India” was at stake as millions of voters headed to the ballot box in the latest phase of the mammoth elections. Nilekani, co-founder of Indian outsourcing ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Follow the ink: Big names cast their votes

In a nation that loves a good story, elections are the best form of storytelling. And like the tired old saying about Bollywood, which nevertheless must get trotted out on such occasions, this story has emotions, drama — and even mothers. We decided to ... [Published Times of India - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

With their ilk in fray, IT pros make beeline for poll booths

Call it the Nilekani or Bala effect. Or for that matter, the Aam Aadmi Party's impassioned call for routing the corrupt and ringing in a change for better governance.Every which way, one of City's much envied class - the software professionals - believed ... [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 18 2014]

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...to Bangalore in September, the first thing he did was to register with the election authorities and ensure his name figured on the electoral rolls. "there is this rule that you have to be a resident of a place for at least six months to be an eligible voter" says Pugalia, who followed Nilekani like a shadow overseeing his campaign activities
...that he is designing to handle the constituency issues will release a tracker number to help people for every suggestion or complaint received. "every voter can reach me. the tracking number will help us take everything to a closure. i will work on this for the next one month" Nilekani said

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Congress indulged in spit and run game: Ananth ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 4 hours ago]
…for prince, it’s a clash of ideas [Published The Freepress Journal - 5 hours ago]
SC Order Historical Judicial Victory for Transg... [Published New Indian Express - 7 hours ago]
'Criminal' candidate numbers up in LS polls as ... [Published Hindustan Times - 8 hours ago]
Lok Sabha Polls 2014: Mixed voter turnout in Ba... [Published Economic Times - 11 hours ago]
Nandan Nilekani confident of victory, thanks vo... [Published IBNLive India News - 21 hours ago]
Ex-Infosys honcho to campaign for Kej... [Published Siasat Daily - 21 hours ago]
Campaign Dust Settles, But No Rest for TN-Bound CM [Published New Indian Express - Apr 19 2014]
Polls Have Broadened My Experience, Says Nilekani [Published New Indian Express - Apr 19 2014]
Congress candidate in Bangalore South, Nandan N... [Published Economic Times - Apr 18 2014]
At 67.28 pc, State logs 3rd best LS poll turnout [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Kerala leaders head to Tamil Nadu [Published Gulf Times - Apr 18 2014]
Kerala leaders join Tamil Nadu poll campaign [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 18 2014]
Day after, politicos settle dues, unwind [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 18 2014]
B'lore South records lowest voter turnout [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Party leaders take a break [Published The Hindu - Apr 18 2014]
67 percent polling in Karnataka; lowest in Bang... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 18 2014]
Blog: 54 percent - the shame of Bangalore, by C... [Published NDTV - Apr 18 2014]
Almost 80pc turnout in Bengal [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 18 2014]
Lok Sabha polls 2014: Curious case of missing B... [Published Economic Times - Apr 18 2014]
54 percent - the shame of Bangalore [Published NDTV - Apr 18 2014]
Modi has a strong predilection for crony capita... [Published Economic Times - Apr 18 2014]
Low voter turnout shames India's IT city Bangalore [Published NDTV - Apr 18 2014]
Avinash Vashistha: Journey of Chairman & MD of ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 18 2014]
Cash and liquor beat code of conduct this elect... [Published India Today - Apr 18 2014]
Lok Sabha: Fifth phase voting witnesses good tu... [Published Indian Weekender - Apr 18 2014]
Bangalore Central | The professionals and the n... [Published Livemint.com - Apr 18 2014]
India votes in strength, but tech-savvy Bangalo... [Published zeenews.com - Apr 18 2014]
State Logs 65 Percent Polling; Big Jump From 2009 [Published New Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
Extended weekend prompts Bangaloreans to skip v... [Published DNA India - Apr 18 2014]
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An interview with Mr. Nandan Nilekani [Published Times of India Blogs - Apr 15 2014]
Mr. Nandan Nilekani is certainly not your everyday politician. Men of his calibre are a rarity in this field and a most welcoming change indeed. He is extremely confident of balking Mr. Ananth Kumar's victory streak. I wish him well. I had severeal questions ...
The Minds Behind Tech Guru’s Campaign for Banga... [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Mar 21 2014]
Nandan Nilekani is running for a seat in parliament from Bangalore and is surrounding himself with a team of number crunchers to find votes in India’s Silicon Valley. ...
What Nandan Nilekani Needs to Learn [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Mar 12 2014]
The Infosys co-founder once had access to more information about Indian’s billion-plus citizens than possibly anybody else in the country as the head of the biometric identification card system, but as he turns to politics, he has a lot to learn about ...
Will LinkedIn Rise on Recent News? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 20 2014]
With shares of LinkedIn ( NASDAQ:LNKD ) trading around $195, is LNKD an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework : T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement LinkedIn ...
Inside India’s Aadhar, The World’s Biggest Biom... [Published TechCrunch - Dec 07 2013]
  India’s Unique Citizen Identification project , also known as Aadhar, earlier this week finished capturing demographic and biometric data of about half a billion citizens–the largest biometric project of its kind currently in the world. It’s been ...
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