Narayana Murthy

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Narayana Murthy said : “India’s GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India’s GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Even today there is a severe shortage of Covid-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of Covid-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India’s GDP is expected to shrink by at least 5%. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP. (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in. material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of Covid-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Going ahead these job losses will become more severe because even the organized sector is suffering. But we have overcome many crises before and businesses can survive this. If businesses follow some of the lessons from the 2008 crisis, drastically reduce their fixed and indirect costs, they can get back on the path of revival,” External link

economictimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Indian SMEs have not advanced technologically, and nor has their quality matched global levels. I believe that the main reason for this is the way they are categorized. SMEs are classified on the basis of revenue and investments and thus to qualify for certain tax benefits they have refrained from making investments in technology,” External link

economictimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is important for us to understand that India cannot continue in this lockdown situation for too long because at some point deaths due to hunger will far outweigh deaths due to coronavirus," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 1, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "In a complex situation like this, workplaces could operate in fewer numbers to improve social distancing. They could let the less vulnerable work from offices with protective gear and allow elderly people like me to work from home," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 1, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "We should vow to work ten hours a day, six days a week, for the next 2-3 years so that the growth of the economy is fast-tracked," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 1, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Our advice to our children, including Rishi, has been to work hard, be honest, and do good for societyWe wish him well” External link

economictimes Friday, February 14, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Fortunately, education is now available for free for all downtrodden sections. While it will help them get a livelihood, a significant change in their lives is possible only with English medium education. A remarkable change can be achieved in generations to come. That is why I am touring several places in support of the move to introduce mandatory English medium education in all government schools,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 8, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I'm not used to delays," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "What are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I’m not used to delays,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “What are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "This is one of the most important issues that we have been discussing (at the Sebi panel). That is, what are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad," "To do that, pension funds must be allowed, corporations must be allowed, banks must be allowed," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “This is one of the most important issues that we have been discussing (at the Sebi panel). That is, what are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad,” “To do that, pension funds must be allowed, corporations must be allowed, banks must be allowed,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I'm not used to delays," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I’m not used to delays,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We are delayed by more than an hour and a half. I should have finished my talk at 11:45 am. But it is 11:53 am. Therefore, I will try and paraphrase my talk,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to speak for 20 minutes, but will now try to finish it in five minutes because I am not used to delays,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I’m not used to delays,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "The only way you can reduce inequality in a country like India is through the creation of jobs, and creation of jobs with a reasonable income," External link

firstpost Monday, January 6, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We were talking about life in Bulgaria. I think the boy, who was accompanying the girl, got upset with us for some reason. So, he went and brought the police,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 5, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "The only way you can reduce inequality in a country like India is through creation of jobs, and creation of jobs with reasonable income," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 5, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “Civil engineering subjects were common across most branches till the 4th year in the 1960s,” “Prof. Krishnamurthy has proven himself to be a great teacher not only in NIE but also in many institutions in USA and Singapore. His passion to promote workplace safety and health through his Centre for Workplace Safety and Health at NIE is praiseworthy and should inspire the younger generation,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 6, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “Civil engineering subjects were common across most branches till the 4th year in the 1960s,” “Prof. Krishnamurthy has proven himself to be a great teacher not only in NIE but also in many institutions in USA and Singapore. His passion to promote workplace safety and health through his Centre for Workplace Safety and Health at NIE is praiseworthy and should inspire the younger generation,” External link

Hindu Friday, December 6, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : “In the 70s, if someone had told my father that India had 5% economic growth, he would be jumping with joy, (now) we all get concerned with 5% growth. We have to realise that all that has happened is that our expectations have gone higher,” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I believe that we have to accept it as part of nature and the economic cycle. And, good days will come back,” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “You have to get back to the pre-1991 era where there was a banned list. Today, we don’t have that, so now if we try to decelerate imports we all get worried. So, I don’t look at these issues as one we should get into a panic about,” “They are trying to tweak the system, there are excellent economists in Delhi, so I believe that we have to be optimistic” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We believe that research has to progress in all aspects of human life, whether it is physical sciences, mathematics, engineering or social sciences and arts. In every one of these, we need progress,” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "What kind of research should our youngsters do? Iwant it to be 'an expression of an age as well as an influence operating upon both present and future,' as Abraham Flexner once said. I want India to be a place where discovery andinvention happen every month," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "This is a mythology book - Women in mythology other than 'Sita' and 'Draupadi'. It will deal only with Hindu mythology," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian," External link

economictimes Friday, August 23, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted," External link

economictimes Friday, August 23, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout 'Mera Bharat Mahaan' and 'Jai Ho', but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen," External link

economictimes Friday, August 23, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence with which we can indeed overcome poverty and create a better future for every Indian. If we try hard, we can wipe the tears of the poorest of poor, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted,” External link

timesofindia Friday, August 23, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 23, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 23, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout ‘Mera Bharat Mahaan’ and ‘Jai Ho’, but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 23, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence with which we can indeed overcome poverty and create a better future for every Indian. If we try hard, we can wipe the tears of the poorest of poor, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted,” External link

timesofindia Friday, August 23, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian," External link

firstpost Friday, August 23, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted," External link

firstpost Friday, August 23, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout Mera Bharat Mahaan and Jai Ho , but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen," External link

firstpost Friday, August 23, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout 'Mera Bharat Mahaan' and 'Jai Ho', but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education...The first requirement for our dream of making India's position as a global leader in software services industry permanent is improving education system," External link

business-standard Monday, August 5, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Royal Holloway ) : “It is a great privilege to receive this award and I am grateful to Royal Holloway for recognising me in this way. I am honored to be joining this new generation as they graduate. They are each about to take their next steps in what I hope will be productive and positive careers. Their potential, combined with the knowledge and skills they have gained through their studies, fills me with hope and excitement for our future, and the positive difference they can make in our world,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 19, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Royal Holloway ) : "It is a great privilege to receive this award and I am grateful to Royal Holloway for recognising me in this way. I am honoured to be joining this new generation as they graduate. They are each about to take their next steps in what I hope will be productive and positive careers," External link

business-standard Friday, July 19, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "There was not a single word in public that I have spoken about the business strategy or the actions of the executive," "However, when the question of value systems we had built for over 33 years making huge sacrifices (came up), when you see those value systems being thrown to dustbin, then automatically the leaders in our society and country have to stand up and express their anguish and disappointment," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : "Therefore, if somebody like me who built the company from scratch with the help of six junior colleagues, if I don't stand up for the erosion of the value systems, then I would have failed in our duty singularly," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There was not a single word in public that I have spoken about the business strategy or the actions of the executive,” “However, when the question of value systems we had built for over 33 years making huge sacrifices (came up), when you see those value systems being thrown to dustbin, then automatically the leaders in our society and country have to stand up and express their anguish and disappointment,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 13, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “Therefore, if somebody like me who built the company from scratch with the help of six junior colleagues, if I don’t stand up for the erosion of the value systems, then I would have failed in our duty singularly,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 13, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “A big advantage of Bangladesh is its pool of well-educated, high-quality, English-speaking people,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, July 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “If Bangladesh implemented most of the suggestions here, I have no doubt that Bangladesh will become a vibrant player in the global software services market,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, July 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : “India is billed as the largest democracy in the world. But, when an MLA spends ₹50 crore and an MP invests ₹100 crore to win elections, how can we call it a democracy? The winners try to double or treble their investments,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Their philosophy was that the best use of power and money was not to acquire more of it but to do more for the betterment of the less fortunate,” External link

thehindu Sunday, June 2, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Taking part in games will make students understand what is winning and losing. These days many schools not only don’t have playground, but also don’t allow kids to play games,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 27, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Taking part in games will make students understand what is winning and losing. These days many schools not only don’t have playground, but also don’t allow kids to play games,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Good governance is about representing shareholders faithfully, doing everything possible to increase shareholder value legally and ethically, and enhancing the reputation of the corporation. It is about ensuring that every law of the land is fully complied with. Remember that your accountability as an independent director is only to your shareholders and the regulators” External link

business-standard Sunday, April 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “But there are other very serious long-standing issues that need to be addressed,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “The population of senior citizens is increasing by the day and so will their problems. Incidents of their properties being taken away or land encroached upon are on the rise. Physically weak and mentally dejected, many of them are leading very unhappy lives,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Youth must realise that tomorrow they will reach where we are today and support the cause of the senior citizens,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “But there are other very serious long-standing issues that need to be addressed,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “The population of senior citizens is increasing by the day and so will their problems. Incidents of their properties being taken away or land encroached upon are on the rise. Physically weak and mentally dejected, many of them are leading very unhappy lives,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Youth must realise that tomorrow they will reach where we are today and support the cause of the senior citizens,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Entrepreneurs today are much luckier than we were. There is intense competition here in India as well as outside. And competition is what will make you stronger and fitter,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “He [Ramani] applied for three-day foreign exchange, where he specified that he would spend two days in Paris and one day in Frankfurt. When he went to Paris, the person that he was supposed to meet on the second day had gone to the headquarters in Frankfurt. KV Ramani is an entrepreneur, mentor and philanthropist. That person asked him to meet him in Frankfurt,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy concluded : “Those days not only did we have to clearly specify the purpose of travel, we even had to submit a tour report on how we spent our time. So Ramani, an extremely honest, principled guy came back and submitted a report. He promptly got a show-cause notice,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We had to go to Delhi 50 times and wait in the corridors of department of electronics to get a licence to import a computer worth $100,000, which today is maybe priced at $10,000,” “There were no telephone connections, forget about data connections. It would take seven years to get a telephone connection. The joke in India used to be that half the people are waiting for a telephone and the other half are waiting for a dial tone” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Your problems are how do I bring innovation and compete with the best people in the marketplace? That is a much tougher problem. A problem that each one of you is handling, which I don’t know if we could have handled,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Today, whether it is in India or in the Silicon Valley, the biggest challenge is access to talent. And the salaries have gone sky high, even in India. Number two, while we have raised the quantity of people coming out of our colleges, the quality is sadly going down,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I remember in 1981, I said that we’ll go public by 1991. We went public on February 27, 1993. It took us 12 years to go public. But today, you are not happy, you are not satisfied. You want to go public even if you are not making profit. So, your ambitions are high, your challenges are much tougher than we faced,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "However, industry leaders must ensure fairness, transparency and accountability for all stakeholders. They must articulate how we can become better players," External link

asianage Thursday, March 7, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India is home to largest non-communicable diseases. We (Indians) consume salt like there’s no tomorrow. So if our entrepreneurs can think of mitigating the impact of salt (on our health) by working with researchers in institutes such as IITs etc., it is one area where India will benefit,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We have biggest water problem in the world., So if entrepreneurs can work on recycling water to clean it up and make it potable at the cheapest price then it is a big market. Also there is the issue of pollution. So our entrepreneurs will have to look at them,” “There is no point in saying that Amazon , Uber started in the US and so we also have start in India. We have to confront our problems and solve them,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is also another India that worries us. About 350 million people cannot read or write, about 200 million do not have access to safe drinking water and about 750 million Indians do not have access to sanitation. We rank high in corruption and our record in primary and higher education is pathetic,” “We have created an environment where bright, idealistic and confident youngsters who are ready to take on the world in their twenties become despondent and self-seeking unhappy individuals by the time they reach their 40s,” External link

thehindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is also another India that worries us. About 350 million people cannot read or write, about 200 million do not have access to safe drinking water and about 750 million Indians do not have access to sanitation. We rank high in corruption and our record in primary and higher education is pathetic,” “We have created an environment where bright, idealistic and confident youngsters who are ready to take on the world in their twenties become despondent and self-seeking unhappy individuals by the time they reach their 40s,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : “AI definitely is a very important topical area of computer sciences. AI, machine learning, big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), these are all areas which are likely to make the lives of human beings even more comfortable,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 7, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “If you observe the economic history of this world in the last 50 years when computers started playing a bigger role, you can realise that those countries that absorb technology more enthusiastically, have reduced their unemployment much more than those which did not embrace technology,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 7, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "AI definitely is a very important topical area of computer sciences. AI, machine learning, big data analytics , Internet of Things (IoT), these are all areas which are likely to make the lives of human beings even more comfortable," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, January 7, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "If you observe the economic history of this world in the last 50 years when computers started playing a bigger role, you can realise that those countries that absorb technology more enthusiastically, have reduced their unemployment much more than those which did not embrace ," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, January 7, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "AI definitely is a very important topical area of computer sciences. AI, machine learning, big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), these are all areas which are likely to make the lives of human beings even more comfortable," External link

economictimes Monday, January 7, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "If you observe the economic history of this world in the last 50 years when computers started playing a bigger role, you can realise that those countries that absorb technology more enthusiastically, have reduced their unemployment much more than those which did not embrace technology," External link

economictimes Monday, January 7, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Whenever I have gone for a convocation address in any university or IITs in the country, I find that the percentage of gold medals won by women is generally much higher than those won by men,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “At this point in time, the UPA government and the current NDA government, have both taken a lot of interest in improving the quality of higher education. UPA tripled the allocation of funds for higher education, the current government has continued it, so I don’t know if funding is the issue,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "Whenever I have gone for a convocation address in any university or IITs or lots of institutions in the country, I find the percentage of gold medals that are won by women is generally much higher than by men," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "In our society, we have to create mechanisms whereby qualified, bright women researchers have no hindrance at all to continue their research focus," "And it does help (in improving the quality of research) as 50 per cent population (in the country) is women and their performance is no less than men at the undergraduate and perhaps at the Masters level," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Therefore, at this critical juncture in the history of our country, protecting the first three freedoms – freedom of faith, freedom of expression and freedom from fear – for every citizen is the most important responsibility of the police force,” “This is your sacred duty. I hope you will shoulder it with unflinching commitment,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:36:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Indian judicial system – Musings of a lay person” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:43:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Abdul Kalam ) : “There is one thing that is common between the late President Abdul Kalam and Amritaji. It is their openness to learn and their willingness to ask questions on not understanding something,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 11, 2018 2:11:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy wrote : "I stand by every question on poor governance raised in my speech to Infosys investors dated 29 August 2017. The fact remains that none of these questions have been answered by the Infosys board with the transparency it deserves. I am disappointed," External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : "You would all agree that the rejuvenation of the board has already begun with the resignation of Mr R Seshasayee and some other board members. However, it is still a work in progress," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, October 27, 2017 3:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Like any other concerned and logical shareholder of the company, my hope was that the detailed report would contain a full rebuttal of the claims of the whistleblower that I have quoted earlier. I was also hoping that the full report would point out gaps in governance and suggest corrective actions. These are the only reasons why I asked for the full report to be disclosed," "In the absence of full disclosure, it is difficult to believe that, under the previous board, 'Infosys has continued to maintain the highest standards of corporate governance that the company is known for'" External link

ibtimes-in Friday, October 27, 2017 3:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Sadly, it appears we will no longer know the truth," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Sadly, it appears we will no longer know the truth," External link

rediff Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I stand by every question on poor governance raised in my speech to Infosys investors,” External link

reuters-in Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy asked ( about David Kennedy ) : “Why was a special 12–month severance allowed for Mr. David Kennedy when the norm was just three months in the company,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:12:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is no justification to allow Vedanta to sell away the lands by appointing a consultant,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 5, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is no justification to allow Vedanta to sell away the lands by appointing a consultant,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 4, 2017 11:58:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy claimed : “There was silence from Seshasayee when we probed more on Rajiv Bansal . When we questioned the board why they paid the former CFO before the investigation was completed, Seshasayee told us the board agreed to pay excessive severance as it was generous. The board did not record minutes of meeting with respect to the severance pay. Jeff Lehman said Bansal’s agreement can’t be disclosed. The audit committee said the severance details would be shared if I sign a non-disclosure agreement. No previous CFO of the company was given severance pay. The board was not transparent and was misleading,” External link

economictimes Friday, September 1, 2017 11:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Nandan Nilekani ) : “I wish him (Nilekani) the best of everything in his effort to bring back Acche Din to Infosys,” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:54:00 AM EAT



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Narayana Murthy said : “India’s GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India’s GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Even today there is a severe shortage of Covid-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of Covid-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of COVID-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India’s GDP is expected to shrink by at least 5%. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP (growth) since independence, since 1947,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India's GDP is expected to shrink by at least five per cent. There is a fear that we may even reach the lowest GDP. (growth) since independence, since 1947," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "But even if we are able to vaccinate 10 million people a day, it is going to take 140 days to vaccinate all the Indians. That is a long period to prevent the spread of the disease," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "India has traditionally not invested sufficiently in public health. We have severe shortage both in talent and in. material for a robust public health system. The state of our Institute of Public Health is a good data point," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Even today there is a severe shortage of Covid-19 care facilities in second tier and third tier towns," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Going ahead these job losses will become more severe because even the organized sector is suffering. But we have overcome many crises before and businesses can survive this. If businesses follow some of the lessons from the 2008 crisis, drastically reduce their fixed and indirect costs, they can get back on the path of revival,” External link

economictimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Indian SMEs have not advanced technologically, and nor has their quality matched global levels. I believe that the main reason for this is the way they are categorized. SMEs are classified on the basis of revenue and investments and thus to qualify for certain tax benefits they have refrained from making investments in technology,” External link

economictimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is important for us to understand that India cannot continue in this lockdown situation for too long because at some point deaths due to hunger will far outweigh deaths due to coronavirus," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 1, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "In a complex situation like this, workplaces could operate in fewer numbers to improve social distancing. They could let the less vulnerable work from offices with protective gear and allow elderly people like me to work from home," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 1, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "We should vow to work ten hours a day, six days a week, for the next 2-3 years so that the growth of the economy is fast-tracked," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 1, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Our advice to our children, including Rishi, has been to work hard, be honest, and do good for societyWe wish him well” External link

economictimes Friday, February 14, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Fortunately, education is now available for free for all downtrodden sections. While it will help them get a livelihood, a significant change in their lives is possible only with English medium education. A remarkable change can be achieved in generations to come. That is why I am touring several places in support of the move to introduce mandatory English medium education in all government schools,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 8, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I'm not used to delays," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "What are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I’m not used to delays,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “What are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "This is one of the most important issues that we have been discussing (at the Sebi panel). That is, what are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad," "To do that, pension funds must be allowed, corporations must be allowed, banks must be allowed," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “This is one of the most important issues that we have been discussing (at the Sebi panel). That is, what are the policy changes that are required to make sure that there is more of Indian and domestic money coming into the startup sector because today it is by and large from abroad,” “To do that, pension funds must be allowed, corporations must be allowed, banks must be allowed,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I'm not used to delays," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I’m not used to delays,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We are delayed by more than an hour and a half. I should have finished my talk at 11:45 am. But it is 11:53 am. Therefore, I will try and paraphrase my talk,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to speak for 20 minutes, but will now try to finish it in five minutes because I am not used to delays,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I was supposed to talk for 20 minutes but I will finish it in 5 minutes. Because I’m not used to delays,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "The only way you can reduce inequality in a country like India is through the creation of jobs, and creation of jobs with a reasonable income," External link

firstpost Monday, January 6, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We were talking about life in Bulgaria. I think the boy, who was accompanying the girl, got upset with us for some reason. So, he went and brought the police,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 5, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "The only way you can reduce inequality in a country like India is through creation of jobs, and creation of jobs with reasonable income," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 5, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “Civil engineering subjects were common across most branches till the 4th year in the 1960s,” “Prof. Krishnamurthy has proven himself to be a great teacher not only in NIE but also in many institutions in USA and Singapore. His passion to promote workplace safety and health through his Centre for Workplace Safety and Health at NIE is praiseworthy and should inspire the younger generation,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 6, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “Civil engineering subjects were common across most branches till the 4th year in the 1960s,” “Prof. Krishnamurthy has proven himself to be a great teacher not only in NIE but also in many institutions in USA and Singapore. His passion to promote workplace safety and health through his Centre for Workplace Safety and Health at NIE is praiseworthy and should inspire the younger generation,” External link

Hindu Friday, December 6, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : “In the 70s, if someone had told my father that India had 5% economic growth, he would be jumping with joy, (now) we all get concerned with 5% growth. We have to realise that all that has happened is that our expectations have gone higher,” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I believe that we have to accept it as part of nature and the economic cycle. And, good days will come back,” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “You have to get back to the pre-1991 era where there was a banned list. Today, we don’t have that, so now if we try to decelerate imports we all get worried. So, I don’t look at these issues as one we should get into a panic about,” “They are trying to tweak the system, there are excellent economists in Delhi, so I believe that we have to be optimistic” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We believe that research has to progress in all aspects of human life, whether it is physical sciences, mathematics, engineering or social sciences and arts. In every one of these, we need progress,” External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "What kind of research should our youngsters do? Iwant it to be 'an expression of an age as well as an influence operating upon both present and future,' as Abraham Flexner once said. I want India to be a place where discovery andinvention happen every month," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "This is a mythology book - Women in mythology other than 'Sita' and 'Draupadi'. It will deal only with Hindu mythology," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian," External link

economictimes Friday, August 23, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted," External link

economictimes Friday, August 23, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout 'Mera Bharat Mahaan' and 'Jai Ho', but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen," External link

economictimes Friday, August 23, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence with which we can indeed overcome poverty and create a better future for every Indian. If we try hard, we can wipe the tears of the poorest of poor, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted,” External link

timesofindia Friday, August 23, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 23, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 23, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout ‘Mera Bharat Mahaan’ and ‘Jai Ho’, but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 23, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence with which we can indeed overcome poverty and create a better future for every Indian. If we try hard, we can wipe the tears of the poorest of poor, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted,” External link

timesofindia Friday, August 23, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian," External link

firstpost Friday, August 23, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted," External link

firstpost Friday, August 23, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout Mera Bharat Mahaan and Jai Ho , but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen," External link

firstpost Friday, August 23, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "For the first time in 300 years, we have an economic environment that engenders confidence that we can indeed overcome our poverty and create a better future for every Indian," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : "If we try hard, we can wipe the tears off the eyes of the poorest of the poor child, as Mahatma Gandhi wanted," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "It is easy to drape ourselves in our national flag and shout 'Mera Bharat Mahaan' and 'Jai Ho', but it is difficult to practice the values. Patriotism means what will bring the best out of every citizen," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education...The first requirement for our dream of making India's position as a global leader in software services industry permanent is improving education system," External link

business-standard Monday, August 5, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Royal Holloway ) : “It is a great privilege to receive this award and I am grateful to Royal Holloway for recognising me in this way. I am honored to be joining this new generation as they graduate. They are each about to take their next steps in what I hope will be productive and positive careers. Their potential, combined with the knowledge and skills they have gained through their studies, fills me with hope and excitement for our future, and the positive difference they can make in our world,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 19, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Royal Holloway ) : "It is a great privilege to receive this award and I am grateful to Royal Holloway for recognising me in this way. I am honoured to be joining this new generation as they graduate. They are each about to take their next steps in what I hope will be productive and positive careers," External link

business-standard Friday, July 19, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "There was not a single word in public that I have spoken about the business strategy or the actions of the executive," "However, when the question of value systems we had built for over 33 years making huge sacrifices (came up), when you see those value systems being thrown to dustbin, then automatically the leaders in our society and country have to stand up and express their anguish and disappointment," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : "Therefore, if somebody like me who built the company from scratch with the help of six junior colleagues, if I don't stand up for the erosion of the value systems, then I would have failed in our duty singularly," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There was not a single word in public that I have spoken about the business strategy or the actions of the executive,” “However, when the question of value systems we had built for over 33 years making huge sacrifices (came up), when you see those value systems being thrown to dustbin, then automatically the leaders in our society and country have to stand up and express their anguish and disappointment,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 13, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “Therefore, if somebody like me who built the company from scratch with the help of six junior colleagues, if I don’t stand up for the erosion of the value systems, then I would have failed in our duty singularly,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 13, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “A big advantage of Bangladesh is its pool of well-educated, high-quality, English-speaking people,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, July 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : “If Bangladesh implemented most of the suggestions here, I have no doubt that Bangladesh will become a vibrant player in the global software services market,” External link

thedailystarBD Friday, July 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : “India is billed as the largest democracy in the world. But, when an MLA spends ₹50 crore and an MP invests ₹100 crore to win elections, how can we call it a democracy? The winners try to double or treble their investments,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Their philosophy was that the best use of power and money was not to acquire more of it but to do more for the betterment of the less fortunate,” External link

thehindu Sunday, June 2, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Taking part in games will make students understand what is winning and losing. These days many schools not only don’t have playground, but also don’t allow kids to play games,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 27, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Taking part in games will make students understand what is winning and losing. These days many schools not only don’t have playground, but also don’t allow kids to play games,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Good governance is about representing shareholders faithfully, doing everything possible to increase shareholder value legally and ethically, and enhancing the reputation of the corporation. It is about ensuring that every law of the land is fully complied with. Remember that your accountability as an independent director is only to your shareholders and the regulators” External link

business-standard Sunday, April 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “But there are other very serious long-standing issues that need to be addressed,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “The population of senior citizens is increasing by the day and so will their problems. Incidents of their properties being taken away or land encroached upon are on the rise. Physically weak and mentally dejected, many of them are leading very unhappy lives,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Youth must realise that tomorrow they will reach where we are today and support the cause of the senior citizens,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “But there are other very serious long-standing issues that need to be addressed,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “The population of senior citizens is increasing by the day and so will their problems. Incidents of their properties being taken away or land encroached upon are on the rise. Physically weak and mentally dejected, many of them are leading very unhappy lives,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy says : “Youth must realise that tomorrow they will reach where we are today and support the cause of the senior citizens,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Entrepreneurs today are much luckier than we were. There is intense competition here in India as well as outside. And competition is what will make you stronger and fitter,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “He [Ramani] applied for three-day foreign exchange, where he specified that he would spend two days in Paris and one day in Frankfurt. When he went to Paris, the person that he was supposed to meet on the second day had gone to the headquarters in Frankfurt. KV Ramani is an entrepreneur, mentor and philanthropist. That person asked him to meet him in Frankfurt,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy concluded : “Those days not only did we have to clearly specify the purpose of travel, we even had to submit a tour report on how we spent our time. So Ramani, an extremely honest, principled guy came back and submitted a report. He promptly got a show-cause notice,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We had to go to Delhi 50 times and wait in the corridors of department of electronics to get a licence to import a computer worth $100,000, which today is maybe priced at $10,000,” “There were no telephone connections, forget about data connections. It would take seven years to get a telephone connection. The joke in India used to be that half the people are waiting for a telephone and the other half are waiting for a dial tone” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Your problems are how do I bring innovation and compete with the best people in the marketplace? That is a much tougher problem. A problem that each one of you is handling, which I don’t know if we could have handled,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Today, whether it is in India or in the Silicon Valley, the biggest challenge is access to talent. And the salaries have gone sky high, even in India. Number two, while we have raised the quantity of people coming out of our colleges, the quality is sadly going down,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I remember in 1981, I said that we’ll go public by 1991. We went public on February 27, 1993. It took us 12 years to go public. But today, you are not happy, you are not satisfied. You want to go public even if you are not making profit. So, your ambitions are high, your challenges are much tougher than we faced,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "However, industry leaders must ensure fairness, transparency and accountability for all stakeholders. They must articulate how we can become better players," External link

asianage Thursday, March 7, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “India is home to largest non-communicable diseases. We (Indians) consume salt like there’s no tomorrow. So if our entrepreneurs can think of mitigating the impact of salt (on our health) by working with researchers in institutes such as IITs etc., it is one area where India will benefit,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “We have biggest water problem in the world., So if entrepreneurs can work on recycling water to clean it up and make it potable at the cheapest price then it is a big market. Also there is the issue of pollution. So our entrepreneurs will have to look at them,” “There is no point in saying that Amazon , Uber started in the US and so we also have start in India. We have to confront our problems and solve them,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is also another India that worries us. About 350 million people cannot read or write, about 200 million do not have access to safe drinking water and about 750 million Indians do not have access to sanitation. We rank high in corruption and our record in primary and higher education is pathetic,” “We have created an environment where bright, idealistic and confident youngsters who are ready to take on the world in their twenties become despondent and self-seeking unhappy individuals by the time they reach their 40s,” External link

thehindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is also another India that worries us. About 350 million people cannot read or write, about 200 million do not have access to safe drinking water and about 750 million Indians do not have access to sanitation. We rank high in corruption and our record in primary and higher education is pathetic,” “We have created an environment where bright, idealistic and confident youngsters who are ready to take on the world in their twenties become despondent and self-seeking unhappy individuals by the time they reach their 40s,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : “AI definitely is a very important topical area of computer sciences. AI, machine learning, big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), these are all areas which are likely to make the lives of human beings even more comfortable,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 7, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “If you observe the economic history of this world in the last 50 years when computers started playing a bigger role, you can realise that those countries that absorb technology more enthusiastically, have reduced their unemployment much more than those which did not embrace technology,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 7, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "AI definitely is a very important topical area of computer sciences. AI, machine learning, big data analytics , Internet of Things (IoT), these are all areas which are likely to make the lives of human beings even more comfortable," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, January 7, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "If you observe the economic history of this world in the last 50 years when computers started playing a bigger role, you can realise that those countries that absorb technology more enthusiastically, have reduced their unemployment much more than those which did not embrace ," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, January 7, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "AI definitely is a very important topical area of computer sciences. AI, machine learning, big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), these are all areas which are likely to make the lives of human beings even more comfortable," External link

economictimes Monday, January 7, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "If you observe the economic history of this world in the last 50 years when computers started playing a bigger role, you can realise that those countries that absorb technology more enthusiastically, have reduced their unemployment much more than those which did not embrace technology," External link

economictimes Monday, January 7, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Whenever I have gone for a convocation address in any university or IITs in the country, I find that the percentage of gold medals won by women is generally much higher than those won by men,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “At this point in time, the UPA government and the current NDA government, have both taken a lot of interest in improving the quality of higher education. UPA tripled the allocation of funds for higher education, the current government has continued it, so I don’t know if funding is the issue,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy told : "Whenever I have gone for a convocation address in any university or IITs or lots of institutions in the country, I find the percentage of gold medals that are won by women is generally much higher than by men," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "In our society, we have to create mechanisms whereby qualified, bright women researchers have no hindrance at all to continue their research focus," "And it does help (in improving the quality of research) as 50 per cent population (in the country) is women and their performance is no less than men at the undergraduate and perhaps at the Masters level," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Therefore, at this critical juncture in the history of our country, protecting the first three freedoms – freedom of faith, freedom of expression and freedom from fear – for every citizen is the most important responsibility of the police force,” “This is your sacred duty. I hope you will shoulder it with unflinching commitment,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:36:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “Indian judicial system – Musings of a lay person” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:43:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Abdul Kalam ) : “There is one thing that is common between the late President Abdul Kalam and Amritaji. It is their openness to learn and their willingness to ask questions on not understanding something,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 11, 2018 2:11:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy wrote : "I stand by every question on poor governance raised in my speech to Infosys investors dated 29 August 2017. The fact remains that none of these questions have been answered by the Infosys board with the transparency it deserves. I am disappointed," External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy added : "You would all agree that the rejuvenation of the board has already begun with the resignation of Mr R Seshasayee and some other board members. However, it is still a work in progress," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, October 27, 2017 3:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Like any other concerned and logical shareholder of the company, my hope was that the detailed report would contain a full rebuttal of the claims of the whistleblower that I have quoted earlier. I was also hoping that the full report would point out gaps in governance and suggest corrective actions. These are the only reasons why I asked for the full report to be disclosed," "In the absence of full disclosure, it is difficult to believe that, under the previous board, 'Infosys has continued to maintain the highest standards of corporate governance that the company is known for'" External link

ibtimes-in Friday, October 27, 2017 3:06:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Sadly, it appears we will no longer know the truth," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:52:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : "Sadly, it appears we will no longer know the truth," External link

rediff Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “I stand by every question on poor governance raised in my speech to Infosys investors,” External link

reuters-in Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy asked ( about David Kennedy ) : “Why was a special 12–month severance allowed for Mr. David Kennedy when the norm was just three months in the company,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:12:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is no justification to allow Vedanta to sell away the lands by appointing a consultant,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 5, 2017 1:33:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said : “There is no justification to allow Vedanta to sell away the lands by appointing a consultant,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 4, 2017 11:58:00 PM EAT

Narayana Murthy claimed : “There was silence from Seshasayee when we probed more on Rajiv Bansal . When we questioned the board why they paid the former CFO before the investigation was completed, Seshasayee told us the board agreed to pay excessive severance as it was generous. The board did not record minutes of meeting with respect to the severance pay. Jeff Lehman said Bansal’s agreement can’t be disclosed. The audit committee said the severance details would be shared if I sign a non-disclosure agreement. No previous CFO of the company was given severance pay. The board was not transparent and was misleading,” External link

economictimes Friday, September 1, 2017 11:25:00 AM EAT

Narayana Murthy said ( about Nandan Nilekani ) : “I wish him (Nilekani) the best of everything in his effort to bring back Acche Din to Infosys,” External link

economictimes Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:54:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
major1.02%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
founder34.69%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
impresario1.02%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
leader2.04%EN09/13/201713/09/2017
chairman33.67%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
accused2.04%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
former chief financial officer1.02%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
billionaire2.04%EN02/13/201713/02/2017
colleague1.02%EN08/22/201622/08/2016
chief6.12%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
chairman nr12.24%EN04/14/201414/04/2014
mp1.02%EN12/21/200921/12/2009
président2.04%FR11/14/200814/11/2008
Names Lang Count
Narayana MurthyEN90.70%
Narayana MurthyFR9.30%


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