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New Hopes: Cognizant Ramps Up Hiring Capacity For Freshers, Lateral Hires In 2021

New Hopes: Cognizant Ramps Up Hiring Capacity For Freshers, Lateral Hires In 2021

The US-based company, which has over two lakh employees in India, expects to hire more than 23,000 fresh graduates this year in the country.

18 February 2021
'Harmful And Haphazard', Lawsuit Filed Against H1-B Regulations

'Harmful And Haphazard', Lawsuit Filed Against H1-B Regulations

The H1-B is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

20 October 2020

Indian Origin Techie Goes To Police With Dead Body In Car, Confesses To Killing 3 Others

Shankar Nagappa Hangud, driving a red Mazda6, arrived at the police station in the city of Mount Shasta shortly afternoon and told officers that he had killed...

Mindtree Defers Decision On Share Buyback

Mindtree Defers Decision On Share Buyback

On Monday, diversified L&T made an offer to buy up to 66 per cent stake in Mindtree for around Rs 10,800 crore.

20 March 2019

Calling It 'Grave Threat', Mindtree Promoters Vow To Oppose Hostile Takeover Bid By L&T

"A hostile takeover by Larsen and Toubro, unprecedented in our industry, could undo all of the progress we’ve made and immensely set our organisation back,"...

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17 January 2019
US Thik Tank Says H-1B Visa Holders Are 'Vulnerable To Abuse', Placed In Poor Working Conditions

US Thik Tank Says H-1B Visa Holders Are 'Vulnerable To Abuse', Placed In Poor Working Conditions

The think-tank suggested three key reforms and said these should apply to all employers and not simply a subset of them.


20 October 2018
PM Modi Reaches Out To IT Professionals, Asks To Make ‘New India’

PM Modi Reaches Out To IT Professionals, Asks To Make ‘New India’

On October 24, the prime minister will address a huge "townhall" with people associated with IT and electronic manufacturing sector.


18 October 2018
Major Changes Likely In H-1B Visas Including Revision Of 'Definition Of Employment'

Major Changes Likely In H-1B Visas Including Revision Of 'Definition Of Employment'

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to come out with its new proposal by January, 2019.



17 January 2018
Sensex Hits Record 35,000 Mark As IT Stocks Lead Gains

Sensex Hits Record 35,000 Mark As IT Stocks Lead Gains

The NSE Nifty spurted 61.15 points, or 0.57 per cent, to trade at 10,761.60.


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03 January 2018
US' New H1-B Visa Rules Will Force Indian Techies To Self-Deport: Report

US' New H1-B Visa Rules Will Force Indian Techies To Self-Deport: Report

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical...


29 November 2017
Technology Helping Women Entrepreneurs Tremendously, Says Ivanka Trump In Hyderabad

Technology Helping Women Entrepreneurs Tremendously, Says Ivanka Trump In Hyderabad

She also said that technology had helped reduce barriers and was empowering and enabling women to become more flexible.


19 November 2017
Noida To Islamabad

Noida To Islamabad

Is Pak readying to make the next IT boom story? India has lost 125 jobs already.


08 November 2017
Those Who Couldn’t Enhance Skills Lost Their Jobs During Demonetisation, Says Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Those Who Couldn’t Enhance Skills Lost Their Jobs During Demonetisation, Says Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

However, data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), shows 1.5 million jobs were lost. There are no official numbers on jobs lost due to...


14 October 2017
Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

New tech may see more jobs lost than created in the short term, while IT sector undergoes a never-before churn


14 October 2017
When AI Spells Exit

When AI Spells Exit

AI, robotics and other automation technologies will cause the loss of 6.4 lakh jobs by 2021


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30 August 2017
My Main Concern Was Board's Poor Governance, Not Personal Gain, Says Narayana Murthy

My Main Concern Was Board's Poor Governance, Not Personal Gain, Says Narayana Murthy

Murthy said the recent developments were directed as a "personal attack" on him.


11 August 2017
Ideals Know No Boundary

Ideals Know No Boundary

Any business has a direct effect on the social condition. In a society such as ours, where the divide between the rich and the poor is gigantic, it becomes the...


20 May 2017
Go, Get A Masters To Get Hired

Go, Get A Masters To Get Hired

The IT sector continues to grow. Only the jobs not needed anymore are being weeded out.


20 May 2017
Code Red For Rookie Techies In Boom Town

Code Red For Rookie Techies In Boom Town

50K job loss is the biggest ever in Indian IT Inc, but it could be just the winds of change blowing right in.


22 April 2017
Infotech Needs An Upgrade

Infotech Needs An Upgrade

Growth has slowed down for Indian IT companies. They will need to adapt quickly.


25 February 2017
Drawing The Net Closer

Drawing The Net Closer

Stingier customers, a digital shift, Brexit and an H-1B scare have slashed IT profits. But leading Indian firms have caught sight of a smarter path.


14 January 2017
Toughware Man Is The Boss

Toughware Man Is The Boss

TCS’s miracle man, Natarajan Chandrasekaran, is the new chairman of Tata Sons


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