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India’s criticism of Infosys, Tata worries businesses


The Infosys logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. Picture taken October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

  • Indian officials, ruling party ally criticised big businesses
  • Business leaders worried about hardline approach
  • Some executives though call for more corporate accountability
  • Corporate India largely silent on criticism

NEW DELHI, Sept 8 (Reuters) – A public diatribe against two Indian business giants by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s officials and his ideological allies has unnerved the business community, several industry executives told Reuters.

Over the weekend, a magazine run by members of the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) launched an attack on Indian tech giant Infosys (INFY.NS) for failing to resolve glitches in the income tax website it manages.

The group, which is the ideological parent of Modi’s ruling party, called Infosys “anti-national” for letting down the…

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