He has withdrawn from politics. And thereby hangs a tale.
Nilekani says his current status in the Congress Party is “inactive”. Though he did not elaborate, the dormant status is likely a prelude to quitting politics.
Hundreds of former staff, including founders, look at funding start-ups.
Government needs to establish it as lack of progress on modernisation of governance will make it difficult to deliver on the promise of ‘achhe din’.
A new generation of Indian entrepreneurs is looking to leaders like Murthy, Nilekani and Gopalakrishnan on how to do it right.
Weighed down by internal bickering, the Congress will find it tough to meet the BJP’s challenge in Karnataka.
Nilekani’s efforts to convince the NDA of Aadhaar’s benefits appear to have paid off.
Tarun Gogoi, Nandan Nilekani, K TS Tulsi among beneficiaries.
As the Modi juggernaut rolled, Nilekani lost to former Union Minister and BJP candidate Ananth Kumar.
Failure to outscore the BJP in the seat tally and losses in his own strongholds are expected to cripple Siddaramaiah’s authority.
The increased voting percentage in Bangalore is viewed as a result of the entry of new candidates like Nandan Nilekani for the Congress, AAP’s V Balakrishnan.
The big battles to watch out for in the fifth phase of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections today.
So far polling has been held in 111 constituencies in four phases. In the last round 91 seats went to polls on April 10.
Ambareesh alleged that crores of rupees of taxpayers’ money had been mismanaged to the extent that the government had to move to pledge a city landmark like Town Hall.
Kumar is a member of BJP’s Parliamentary Board and also a National General Secretary of the party.