HCL founder Shiv Nadar, D Mart founder Radhakrishan Damani, Serum Insitute of India founder Cyrus Poonawalla secured the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The number of billionaires increased to 140 from 102 last year and their collective wealth doubled to $596 billion during the last year.
According to Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Adani’s net worth saw a gain of $16.2 billion in 2021 taking his worth to $50 billion.
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.
Forbes' annual list of the highest earning sportswomen was dominated by tennis players, who made up nine of the top 10
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The annual list is a compilation of the super-richest Indians having a net worth of Rs 1,000 crore or more
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.
"The Hindujas' trading empire is spread over five continents and run by four brothers and their children .
The business tycoon, with $3.1 billion is now ranked 766th this year, down from a 544th ranking last year.
In 2017, India had as many as 101 billionaires.
Mumbai, also features among the top 10 cities in terms of billionaire population. The city is home to 28 billionaires, individuals with $1 billion or more in net assets.
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel with Minister of State (Industries) Jagdish Vishwakarma during the curtain raiser for the 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel speaks during the curtain raiser for the 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Tourists at Ridge on a cold winter day in Shimla.PTI Photo
Opposition parties' MPs wear black bands to protest over suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MP's during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders take part in a dharna near the Mahatma Gandhi statue demanding revocation of suspended Rajya Sabha members, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.