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Nirmala Sitharaman To Nykaa’s Falguni Nayar: A Look At India’s Most Powerful Women In Forbes 2021 List

Dec 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with Nykaa founder Falguni Nayar, HCL chairperson Roshni Malhotra and Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw became the only four Indian women to be listed under Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women 2021.

Mukesh Ambani Tops Forbes India Rich List With $92.7 Billion Net Worth

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Business Team

HCL founder Shiv Nadar, D Mart founder Radhakrishan Damani, Serum Insitute of India founder Cyrus Poonawalla secured the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively.

Mukesh Ambani First, Gautam Adani Second On Forbes 10 Richest Billionaires 2021 List

The number of billionaires increased to 140 from 102 last year and their collective wealth doubled to $596 billion during the last year.

Gautam Adani Becomes Top Gainer This Year, Beats Jeff Bezos And Elon Musk

Mar 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Adani’s net worth saw a gain of $16.2 billion in 2021 taking his worth to $50 billion.

Meet Zhong Shanshan Who Replaced Mukesh Ambani As Asia's Richest Person

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Zhong’s net worth has soared $70.9 billion this year to $77.8 billion, making him the 11th richest person in the world.

19 August, 2020

Tennis Stars Dominate Sportswomen Rich List As Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams Make History

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Forbes' annual list of the highest earning sportswomen was dominated by tennis players, who made up nine of the top 10

01 June, 2019

51 Ministers In PM Narendra Modi's Cabinet Are Crorepatis, Harsimrat Kaur Badal Richest: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in on Thursday, along with 57 other ministers, 51 of whom, including the PM have assets worth over one core, with SAD's Harsimrat Kaur Badal being the richest of the lot.

12 May, 2019

5000 Millionaires Left India In 2018: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

India saw the third highest outflow of wealthy individuals last year. Nearly 5,000 millionaires, or high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), left the country, which is 2 per cent of the total number of HNWIs in India

09 April, 2019

Chowkidar Is Not Only A Thief But Also A Coward: Rahul Gandhi On PM Narendra Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing a rally in Barak valley of Assam, Congress president Rahul Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi made false promises over giving two crore jobs, fair prices to farmers and depositing Rs 15 lakh in everyone's bank accounts.

08 April, 2019

10 Odisha Candidates Are Crorepatis, 6 Have Criminal Cases Against Them: ADR Report

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 10 candidates in four Lok Sabha seats, located in the poverty zone of Odisha and going to polls in the first phase on April 11, are crorepatis.

05 April, 2019

After Divorce Settlement, MacKenzie Bezos To Become One Of World's Richest Women

Outlook Web Bureau

In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Amazon said MacKenzie Bezos now controls four percent of the company's outstanding common stock.


21 January, 2019

39% Increase In Wealth Of India's Top 1% Rich; 3% For Bottom-Half Of Population: Oxfam Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Oxfam further said that 13.6 crore Indians, who make up the poorest 10 per cent of the country, continued to remain in debt since 2004.

25 September, 2018

Mukesh Ambani Tops 'BHI Rich List', Declared Richest Indian 7th Time In Row

Outlook Web Bureau

The annual list is a compilation of the super-richest Indians having a net worth of Rs 1,000 crore or more

14 July, 2018

Mukesh Ambani Dethrones Alibaba's Jack Ma To Become Asia's Richest

Outlook Web Bureau

While Ambani was estimated to be worth $44.3 billion on Friday as RIL shares rose 1.6 percent, Ma's wealth stood at $44 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

24 March, 2018

Hindujas Named Richest British Asians For Fifth Year, Net Worth Eastimated At 22 Billion Pounds

Outlook Web Bureau

"The Hindujas' trading empire is spread over five continents and run by four brothers and their children .

07 March, 2018

Donald Trump Tumbles Down 200 Places In Forbes Billionaire Rankings

Outlook Web Bureau

The business tycoon, with $3.1 billion is now ranked 766th this year, down from a 544th ranking last year.


22 February, 2018

Indian Billionaires' Wealth Equals 15% Of GDP, Poor Becoming Poorer, Says Oxfam Report

Outlook Web Bureau

In 2017, India had as many as 101 billionaires.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz