The Indian government is to provide the country's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, head of energy giant Reliance Industries, with full-time security from armed commandos. India's home ministry approved the move two months after a letter threatening to harm Ambani was hand-delivered to his office in Mumbai.Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 2:25am
They may build skyscraper mansions, travel by private jet and throw sumptuous wedding parties, but it seems India’s super-rich are much slower at opening their wallets for charity.
India now has 55 dollar billionaires, the fifth-biggest number in the world, according to a Forbes ranking this month.20 Mar 2013 - 4:01pm
Even India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, CMD of Reliance Industries, could not find a large area of land in Mumbai to build himself a new home. The tiny strip that constitutes Mumbai has so little land left that it is close to imploding.23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The fact that one of India's best-known tycoons, Ratan Tata - head of the country's oldest business house, the Tatas - has weighed in on how the rich should live, amid distressing poverty, has caused quite a stir.30 May 2011 - 12:00am
India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has aroused strong feelings in his home city of Mumbai with his plans to build a tower equal to 60 storeys in the heart of the city's most expensive neighbourhood, Malabar Hill.15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
India's Reliance Industries, which is building a port at Jamnagar capable of handling 30 million tonnes of cargo a year, is bidding for construction of a HK$5.7 billion airport at Panvel, Bombay.30 Jul 1997 - 12:00am