Technocrats lose to Modi wave

Entry of technocrats and industry torchbearers like Nandan Nilekani and V Balakrishnan into Indian politics was touted as a game changer but all of them tasted defeat at the hustings, swept away by the Modi wave.

Ex-Infosys honcho to campaign for Arvind Kejriwal

Modi is also contesting from Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, where election is due April 30.

Ex-Infosys honcho to campaign for Kejriwal

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.

IT captains hail Nilekani & Balakrishnan`s political foray

As IT poster boys Nandan Nilekani and V Balakrishnan face electoral test next week, captains of their industry have hailed their plunge into the murky waters of politics.

Fighting elections more exciting than Infosys job: AAP`s Bala

In poll fray on AAP ticket, former Infosys director V Balakrishnan, once in charge of managing over Rs 15,000 crore of Infosys cash, finds fighting elections more exciting than his job at the IT giant.

Infosys ex-honcho Balakrishnan seeks to change system

Balakrishnan is pitted against P.C. Mohan, outgoing BJP MP, and Rizwan Arshad of the Congress in the Bangalore Central constituency.

Three débutantes in race in Bangalore Central

Three new faces, including high-profile Aam Aadmi Party candidate and former Infosys Board member V Balakrishnan, are slugging it out in Bangalore central Lok Sabha constituency against incumbent PC Mohan of BJP.

Former Infosys director files nomination from Bangalore Central

Former Infosys director V Balakrishnan was among 73 candidates who jumped into the electoral battle on the fifth day of filing of nominations for the April 17 Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka.