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Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of the Reliance Industries Ltd. at the company's annual general meeting in Mumbai

Demand for Reliance Retail stake is so high Mukesh Ambani is putting investors on wait-list

Carlyle & SoftBank have expressed interest in investing in Reliance Retail but have been asked to wait as Reliance is already in talks with other investors.
File photo | RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani | Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

Big Tech’s India plans can’t seem to bypass Mukesh Ambani

Silicon Valley’s ambitions in India represent a threat to Ambani’s ability to achieve dominance in his home market, but winning their cooperation, could help him achieve it faster.
Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of the Reliance Industries Ltd. at the company's annual general meeting in Mumbai

Reliance’s shares are doing so well it’s becoming a problem for stock funds

Mukesh Ambani’s fundraising blitz increased the company’s weighting in the S&P BSE Sensex to 17.4%, from 11% at the end of 2019.
File image of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani | Photo: ANI

Mukesh Ambani is using his Rs 150 chutzpah to woo Jeff Bezos and his Amazon

For Mukesh Ambani to get into bed with Facebook, Google, and possibly even Amazon at the same time takes some chutzpah.

Mukesh Ambani and Jeff Bezos could become allies if this $20 billion deal goes through

Amazon has held talks about investing in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail Ventures, which is offering to sell a roughly $20 billion stake.
File image of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani | Photo: ANI

KKR in advanced talks to invest $1 billion in Reliance Retail

Private equity firm KKR & Co. could invest as much as $1.5 billion. This could be another US investment after Silver Lake’s deal of Rs 75 billion.
File image of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani | Photo: ANI

With Future in his bag, Mukesh Ambani draws battle lines between Reliance, Amazon & Flipkart

RIL is set to acquire the retail, wholesale, logistics and warehousing units of Future Group for Rs 24,710 crore as Ambani pushes ahead with his ambitions in the retail sector.
File photo | RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani | Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

All that an MBA degree brings is snob value, not success. Just look at Mukesh Ambani

Fancy B-school degrees are becoming irrelevant in today’s fast-changing world. India’s MBA-IIM obsession is an artificial demand.
Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani (left) and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (right) | ANI Photo/Bloomberg

Amazon and Mukesh Ambani’s Jio are getting ready for an epic fight

Jeff Bezos regards India as a key frontier for Amazon, particularly after failing to break into China. Now he faces a homegrown champion Jio, backed by some of his fiercest US rivals.
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Mukesh Ambani is now on a shopping spree of online retailers to take on Amazon

Mukesh Ambani’s Jio is looking to acquire several local online retailers to help expand product offerings as he races to compete against Amazon.

On Camera

PM Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping | Commons

Linking LAC peace with good relations shows India still doesn’t get China

India’s threat to China is simple: show aggression at LAC and pay a cost in worsening ties. But the value of the threat, and hence its credibility, is questionable.
The rupee hit a record low last Thursday to cross 69 to a dollar | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Record remittance is turning into a crash for emerging markets like India

As migrants workers from Asia's developing nations see opportunity drying up in job market, they are sending money home in advance of their own return.

Defence

Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik presented the data in the Lok Sabha on 21 September 2020 | Commons

Haryana, UP, Maharashtra saw highest encroachments on defence land in last 3 yrs, says govt

Defence officials say such encroachments are a major security threat and have continued to increase over the years due to rapid urbanisation.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?