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Why Infosys is latest RSS target

Panchajanya attack makes Infosys first big corporate to fall victim to RSS and its affiliates hit-and-run tactics


Radhika Ramaseshan New Delhi
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) directly targeted India’s IT pioneer and major  Infosys through its in-house Hindi mouthpiece, “Panchajanya”, demanding accountability for the glitches that cropped up in the new income tax filing portal developed by Infosys, days after the company’s CEO, Salil Parekh was summoned by the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and given a deadline until September 15 to reset the software.

However, Panchajanya’s diatribe against Infosys acquired an ideological dimension after the magazine in its cover story “Saakh aur Aaghaat” (Reputation and Harm) accused the company of “destabilising” the Indian economy and operating in cahoots with the “tukde,

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First Published: Sep 05 2021 | 1:16 PM IST

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