Forbes India Rich List 2011

  • Less faith in concept of free market: Arun Maira 18-11-2011 11:14 AM

    "There comes a tide in the affairs of men," Shakespeare cautioned. Tsunami warnings are now ringing about the global economy. The global financial system is under stress. Economic growth is stumbling. Confidence in governments is decreasing everywhere. Multilateral institutions like the WTO (World Trade Organization) and IMF (International Monetary Fund),...
  • The highs and lows of the richest Indians 15-11-2011 10:51 AM

    Reflecting the global turmoil, the fortunes of a majority of the richest Indians fell this year. Even then, 15 individuals managed to break into his exclusive club. Oh, the ways of wealth! After two years of unprecedented richness, the 100 richest people in India have turned poorer in 2011. With...
  • Banking at high velocity: Uday Kotak 11-11-2011 10:25 AM

    Uday Kotak Age: 52 Profile: Founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank and Indias first billionaire banker. Rich List Rank: 15 Wealth: $ 3.6 billion His Strength: -Building a team that enjoys what it does. -During every crisis, the entire top team would huddle together like a cricket team To see how...
  • Ajay Kalsi: A self-made man unafraid to take risks 08-11-2011 12:12 PM

    Ajay Kalsi Age: 49 Profile: Founder and chief executive of London-listed oil and gas outfit Indus Gas Rank: 38 Wealth: $ 1.39 billion Did you know? He is building a new wave pool for his daughter who is fond of swimming. The pool is about the size of four Olympic...