Rich List

  • India home to 70 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian 02-03-2014 11:49 AM

    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...
  • Ravi Pillai: From farmer's son to construction tycoon 28-11-2013 12:25 PM

    Ravi Pillai Chairman and MD, RP Group of Companies Age: 60 Rank in the Rich List: 34 Net Worth: $1.7 billion The Big Challenge Faced in the Last Year: A huge shortage of skilled workforce. To overcome this, is planning to set up technical training institutes in India, Middle East...
  • Sunil Mittal: Riding the high tide in Indian telecom 28-11-2013 12:09 PM

    Sunil Bharti Mittal Chairman and managing director, Bharti Enterprises Age: 55 Rank in the Rich List: 10 Net Worth: $6.6 billion The Big Challenge Faced in the Last Year: Steadying Airtel's operations and maintaining its market leadership in a highly competitive, regulated and, yet, uncertain sector The Way Forward: Focusing...
  • India Rich List 2013: The drop-outs 19-11-2013 11:41 AM

    Those whose net worth eroded due to factors such as economic uncertainty, policy changes and, in some cases, sheer bad luck. MG George, Muthoot Finance #55 in 2012 At one point, Muthoot Finance was India's leading lender against gold. Revenues and profits had doubled last year, with the spurt in...
  • Biggest gainers and losers on India Rich List 2013 19-11-2013 11:09 AM

    Ups and downs are part and parcel of wealth creation. This list reflects just that. Here are the biggest gainers and losers over the last year, ranked in terms of percentage change in net worth. The Biggest Gainers BR Shetty New Medical Centre Group, UAE + $340 million (+63 per...
  • Forbes India rich list and Kerala's Gulf connection 29-10-2013 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: Two new entrants to the Forbes India Richest People have made their money in the Gulf. Interestingly, both are from Kerala. The two newest entrants in Forbes list of richest Indians have amassed billion dollar fortunes with businesses in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi after emigrating from Kerala....
  • Mukesh Ambani tops the Forbes India rich list yet again 29-10-2013 08:52 AM

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani has retained the top spot in the Forbes India this year as well with a wealth of $21 billion. The Forbes India rich list shows modest gains for India's richest due to a stumbling economy. Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal also retains his...
  • Lakshmi Mittal puts palatial London home up for sale 26-05-2013 09:50 PM

    London: The credit crunch seems to be taking its toll on one of the world's richest Indians Lakshmi N Mittal, who has put up one of his mansions in central London up for sale. The steel tycoon had bought the property on Palace Green in Kensington for 117 million pounds...
  • Mukesh and Anil Ambani 20th richest in world: Times report 21-04-2013 12:59 PM

    London: India's leading industrialist brothers, Mukesh and Anil Ambani, have been together listed as 20th richest in the world in the Sunday Times Rich List 2013. The brothers, who have separate industrial empire in India, have been clubbed together under the category of Petrochemicals and they are jointly assessed worth...
  • Mallya loses billionaire tag; net worth down to $ 800 mn 25-10-2012 02:52 PM

    New York: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, often referred to as 'King of good times', has lost his billionaire tag as "bad times" in his aviation business have dragged down his net worth to below the $ 1 billion mark. According to Forbes magazine's India rich list released on Thursday, Mallya...
  • Forbes rich list: The top 10 richest in India 25-10-2012 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of $ 21 billion, according to Forbes Magazine. Mukesh Ambani beats steel giant Lakshmi Mittal and Wipro head Azim Premji to top the Forbes's list. Lakshmi Mittal has attained the second spot with $16...
  • 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...
  • Real estate was an accidental entry for Razack 08-11-2011 12:33 PM

    Name: Irfan Razack Age: 58 Profile: CEO of Bangalore-based Prestige Constructions, a company promoted by his family Rich List Rank: 87 Wealth: $ 550 million Did You Know? The Razack family got into the real estate business while looking to buy property to avoid being taxed after the sale of...
  • 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...
  • 30 corporate honchos get Rs 1 crore-plus salary 29-05-2011 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani has got the company of at least 29 fellow corporate executives, including four from his own group Reliance Industries, in terms of annual salaries running into crores of rupees for the latest fiscal. These include JSW Energy's Sajjan Jindal, Hindustan Construction's Ajit Gulabchand, Raymond's Gautam Hari...
  • Bill Gates still richest American, says Forbes 23-09-2010 10:27 AM

    NEW YORK: Things are on the up for U.S. billionaires with more than half of them adding to their net worth in a year which once again saw Bill Gates as the richest of them all, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday. Gates, founder of Microsoft, was the richest person in...
  • Forbes India lists India's richie rich people 19-11-2009 11:05 PM

    Forbes India Rich List is out with over 52 billionaires. ...
  • 4 Indians in Forbes Rich CEO List 06-02-2009 08:57 AM

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  • Lakshmi Mittal is South Africa's richest too 04-12-2007 06:34 PM

    London: Injured England off-spinner, Graeme Swann has revealed that he has battled for long with the back problem but insisted that he will be fit for the upcoming World Cup in the sub-continent. Swann flew back to his home from Australia in the middle of the ongoing bilateral one-day series...
  • It's reining pounds for Laxmi Mittal 07-12-2006 01:26 AM

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