MUKESH AMBANI

  • ISL: Franchise owners excited after a great start to tournamant October 13, 2014

    The much-awaited Indian Super League got off to a great start on Sunday with a glittering opening ceremony at the Salt Lake Stadium. ...
  • RIL to complete Rs 20,000 crore investment in Madhya Pradesh by March 2016 October 9, 2014

    Indore: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday said that his group will complete Rs 20,000 crore investment programme in Madhya Pradesh by March 2016. "We are in the midst of a major investment programme in MP which ends in the next 18 months. We are investing cumulatively Rs 20,000 crore......
  • Digitization to help create more jobs: Mukesh Ambani October 9, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated a Global Invsetors' Summit in Indore. Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani said digitization will lead to the creation of more jobs. "I firmly believe that in today's world, to change our education for youth, to change our healthcare, to change our govt services,...
  • ISL: Cricket and Bollywood stars set to converge for grand opening ceremony October 9, 2014

    From Amitabh Bachchan to Sachin Tendulkar to Mukesh and Nita Ambani, the who's who of Bollywood, cricket and business world will attend the high profile opening ceremony of the Indian Super League at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on October 12. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated...
  • PM Modi, Mukesh Ambani, Gabbard among others attend a dinner party September 29, 2014

    New York: After delivering a spectacular speech and wooing the Indian community in America at the Madison Sqaure Garden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a dinner hosted by the Indian Ambassador to the US, Dr S Jaishankar. Among the attendees were External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, BJP functionary Ram Madhav,...
  • PM's make in India pitch: Is this what India needs? September 25, 2014

    Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). CNN-IBN asks whether the PM's make in...
  • India Inc applauds Mangalyaan, says India will soon become a manufacturing hub September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unique initiative and vision to turn India into a manufacturing superpower, industrialists attending the launch of "Make in India" campaign while promising their commitment to the initiative, also lauded the successful entry of Mangalyaan into the Mars orbit. Top businesspersons...
  • PM Narendra Modi launches 'Make in India' campaign as industrialists laud his initiative September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). India Inc bigwigs including Mukesh Ambani,...
  • India home to 100 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest, Adani biggest gainer, ranks 11 in Forbes list September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The latest Forbes rich list has thrown in big surprises for India. According to the list, India is now home to 100 billionaires. Reliance Industries Limited chief Mukesh Ambani remains the richest Indian. However, the biggest leap in wealth is for the founder and Chairman of Adani Group,...
  • Ambani, Adani, Kalyani to be part of PM Modi's delegation to Japan August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani and 15 other leading industrialists will be part of the delegation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his first major bilateral visit, outside the subcontinent, to Japan this week. The industrialists will take part in a bilateral meeting under the aegis of IndiaJapan Business Leaders'...
  • Top 5 richest Indians have half of nation's billionaire wealth August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The top five Indian billionaires led by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani collectively control $85.5 billion (about Rs 5,23,897 crore) in personal wealth, accounting for nearly half of the country's total billionaire wealth, a new study said on Wednesday. According to the analysis by wealth research firm WealthX of...
  • Crisis in Iraq might affect the oil prices: Mukesh Ambani June 19, 2014

    Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani said that the crisis in Iraq might affect the oil prices. Ambani also stressed on the need for disruptive reform policy. "India should not resist change. we need a disruptive change of plicies that they are relevant not just for 5 10 years...
  • Crisis in Iraq will lead to spike in inflation: Mukesh Ambani June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries which operates the world's largest singlelocation oil refinery at Jamnagar, on Thursday said the crisis in Iraq will lead to higher fuel prices which in turn will raise inflation. "In an interconnected world like the one we are living in today, what's happening around...
  • Reliance plans Rs 1.8 lakh cr spending; to start 4G next year June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries will start offering 4G telecom services next year and unveiled a Rs 1.8 lakh crore investment plan across businesses aimed at catapulting it into the top 50 companies of the world. About five years after buying out Infotel Broadband Services within hours of the firm winning nationwide wireless...
  • Reliance to launch its 4G network in the next few months June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited had its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday where Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that the next three years will be transformational for the company. Some of the big takeaways from the AGM were that Reliance will be launching its 4G broadband network in the next few months....
  • Rajat Gupta penning book to tell his story June 14, 2014

    New York: Indiaborn former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta, who is scheduled to begin his prison term on June 17, hopes to release a book telling his side of the story and visit India once he completes his twoyear sentence, according to a media report. Gupta, 65, lost his final bid...
  • Raghav Bahl quits Network 18 May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Network18 Founder and Managing Director Raghav Bahl has quit the media group after agreeing to sell controlling stake to Mukesh Ambaniled Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). A day after the deal was announced, Bahl in a letter to employees of the group said he and his wife Ritu are exiting...
  • Watch: Nita Ambani visits Golden Temple in Amritsar May 22, 2014

    Philanthropist Nita Ambani visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Thursday morning. "There is a lot of peace and tranquility here," she said. ...
  • ONGC moves Delhi HC against RIL over alleged gas theft May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Stateowned oil and gas major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has moved the Delhi High Court against Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries. The ONGC has accused the RIL of exploiting substantial gas from its natural gas block. The two companies have been involved in a faceoff for the last...
  • Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai residence most expensive billionaire home May 14, 2014

    New York: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's skyscraper residence in Mumbai is the most expensive billionaire home in the world, according to a Forbes list which also includes Indianorigin steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal's houses in London. Ambani's 27story, 400,000squarefoot skyscraper home Antilia named after a mythical island in the Atlantic, tops...
  • SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL against 4G licences to Reliance May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Firday sought response of the Centre and telecom regulator TRAI on a PIL filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). A bench of Justices HL Dattu and SA Bobde issued notice to the Centre, Telecom...
  • HC stays action against Moily, Ambani in KG gas pricing case May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed action against Union Minister Veerappa Moily and industrialist Mukesh Ambani on an FIR filed by former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in the KG basin gas pricing case. The AntiCorruption Bureau of the Delhi government had registered the FIR under sections dealing...
  • Kejriwal Slams Cong, BJP for PrePoll Understanding April 29, 2014

    Raking up the snoopgate scandal and Robert Vadra controversy, Arvind Kejriwal on Tuedsday accused both the Congress and BJP of having a prepoll understanding and not taking any action against each other on the two issues. He also asked why Congress President Sonia Gandhi and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi...
  • EC asks Gujarat minister to disclose relations with Ambanis April 2, 2014

    The Election Commission of India has asked the Gujarat Energy and Petroleum Minister Saurabh Patel to disclose his relationship with the Ambani family. The EC has asked Saurabh Patel to do so, in connection with his complaint against Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who had accused him of favouring Reliance,...
  • AAP's fund raising drive in Gujarat receives poor response March 4, 2014

    If funds donated are any indicator of popularity, then the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) fund-raising drive before Lok Sabha elections has received a poor response in Gujarat. Compared to funds collected from other states, the Gujarat unit of the AAP ranked eighth and when average donations are taken into account it...
  • Gates reclaims top spot, Mukesh Ambani richest Indian in Forbes billionaire list March 4, 2014

    Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women. With a net worth of $76 billion, the Microsoft Corp co-founder reclaimed the top spot after a...
  • India home to 70 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian March 2, 2014

    India is home to the fifth largest group of billionaires in the world and Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of USD 18 billion, says a report. According China-based research firm Hurun's 2014 global rich list, Mukesh Ambani was ranked 41st in...
  • Next government won’t be formed without AAP's support: Arvind Kejriwal March 2, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that his party will secure 100 seats in Lok Sabha election and that the next government cannot be formed without its support as he launched a fresh attack on Narendra Modi over his alleged links with Mukesh Ambani. Addressing a rally in...
  • India home to 70 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian March 2, 2014

    New Delhi: India is home to the fifth largest group of billionaires in the world and Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of $18 billion, says a report. According China-based research firm Hurun's 2014 global rich list, Mukesh Ambani was ranked 41st...
  • Veerappa Moily writes to PM, justifies RIL's high gas rates February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has justified the high gas rates that Reliance Industries Limited is charging the government for CNG. Moily wrote to the Prime Minister saying that gas fields will not be available if the prices are lowered. Moily's response came hours after the Aam Aadmi Party wrote...