Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani is the Chairman and MD of India's largest private sector company, RIL (Reliance Industries Limited). His company deals in refining, petrochemicals, oil & gas sectors, and retailing. He was born on April 19, 1957, in Yemen. He is the son of Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani and elder brother of Anil Ambani. In 2015, Mukesh launched Jio, his own 4G network.

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TV18 Broadcast, Hathway, Den Networks merger into Network18 called off

24 Apr 2021

TV18 Broadcast, Hathway, Den Networks merger into Network18 called off

The merger of Den Networks, TV18 Broadcast, and Hathway Cable & Datacom with Network18 Media has been canceled.

23 Apr 2021

Ambani security scare-Hiren case: NIA arrests one more Mumbai cop

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested Mumbai police inspector Sunil Mane in connection with the recovery of an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence and the murder of businessman Mansukh Hiren, an official said.

14 Apr 2021

Ambani security scare case: NIA probing 'fake encounter' angle

Investigators suspect that suspended cop Sachin Waze had planned a "fake encounter" of two persons to project their link with the explosives-laden SUV found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, sources said on Wednesday.

07 Apr 2021

Mukesh Ambani dethrones Jack Ma as Asia's richest person

India has the third-highest number of billionaires in the world after the US and China, according to a new list by the prestigious Forbes magazine.

05 Apr 2021

Ambani security scare: NIA seizes high-end bike

The NIA has seized a high-end bike, suspected to be registered in the name of an alleged woman associate of API Sachin Waze, arrested for his role in planting an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, an official said on Monday.

03 Apr 2021

Antilia bomb-scare: Sachin Vaze's NIA custody extended till April 7

A special court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Mumbai on Saturday extended the agency's custody of suspended Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze until April 7.

02 Apr 2021

Sachin Waze ran extortion racket from 5-star Mumbai hotel: NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Waze was operating his alleged extortion racket from a room at a five-star hotel.

01 Apr 2021

Ambani security scare: NIA searches hotel in Mumbai

The NIA conducted searches at a hotel in south Mumbai on Thursday in connection with its probe into the case of an explosives-laden SUV found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence and the murder of businessman Mansukh Hiren, an official said.

31 Mar 2021

Sachin Waze's driver parked explosives-laden vehicle near Ambani residence: NIA

The National Investigation Agency has found that the driver of arrested Mumbai cop Sachin Waze had parked the explosives-laden vehicle near the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in February.

25 Mar 2021

Ambani bomb scare: Sachin Waze claims he is being 'scapegoated'

A special court in Mumbai on Thursday extended suspended police officer Sachin Waze's National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody till April 3.

21 Mar 2021

After ex-Mumbai Police chief's letter, pressure builds on Anil Deshmukh

Former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh's letter against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has created a rift in the ruling alliance government.

19 Mar 2021

Shiv Sena defends former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh

The Shiv Sena party appeared to defend Param Bir Singh, who was recently removed as the Mumbai Police chief.

17 Mar 2021

Ambani bomb scare: Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh transferred

Amid the investigation into the Mukesh Ambani bomb threat case, Param Bir Singh was on Wednesday removed as the Mumbai Police chief and transferred.

17 Mar 2021

Ambani bomb scare: NIA seizes Mercedes car; key recoveries made

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the recovery of an explosives-laden Scorpio SUV car near billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai last month, has seized a black Mercedes-Benz car, reports say.

14 Mar 2021

Mukesh Ambani bomb scare: Who is the cop Sachin Vaze?

Following his late-Saturday arrest, Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze was on Sunday sent to the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) custody till March 25 for his alleged role in placing an explosives-laden vehicle near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's residence Antilia.

14 Mar 2021

Ambani bomb scare: Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze arrested by NIA

The National Investigation Agency has arrested Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze for his alleged role in placing an explosives-laden vehicle near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's residence.

12 Mar 2021

Ambani bomb scare: Mobile phone used traced to Tihar cell

In another shocking turn in the investigation into the explosives-laden vehicle found near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai residence, the police have reportedly recovered a mobile phone from inside a barrack in Delhi's Tihar jail.

11 Mar 2021

Explosives-laden SUV: Jaish-ul-Hind's Telegram channel created in Tihar, says police

A Telegram channel through which an organization named Jaish-ul-Hind had claimed responsibility for placing an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, was created in the Tihar area of Delhi, a senior Mumbai Police official said on Thursday.

10 Mar 2021

Mukesh Ambani bomb scare: Facing murder allegations, Mumbai cop transferred

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced the transfer of Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Vaze from the Mumbai Crime Branch after the cop was accused of murdering Mansukh Hiren.

08 Mar 2021

Thackeray smells 'something fishy' as NIA probes Ambani bomb scare

As the National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the investigation into the explosives-laden vehicle parked near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai home recently, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that there was "something fishy" about the central agency's involvement.

08 Mar 2021

NIA to probe case of explosives-laden car found near Antilia

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the case of a vehicle laden with explosives being found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai, an official spokesperson said on Monday.

05 Mar 2021

Owner of explosives-laden vehicle near Mukesh Ambani's house found dead

The owner of the vehicle, recently found parked near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai home laden with explosives, was found dead on Friday, the police said.

02 Mar 2021

Elon Musk tops Hurun Global Rich List, Ambani ranked eighth

In the Hurun Global Rich List published on Tuesday, Mukesh Ambani ranked eighth, while Tesla CEO Elon Musk is on the top. The list ranked 3,228 billionaires from 68 countries.

26 Feb 2021

SUV with explosives found near Mukesh Ambani's house

A vehicle with gelatin sticks, an explosive material, and an apparently fake number plate was found parked near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house in South Mumbai on Thursday evening, police said.

25 Jan 2021

India's richest 100 earned Rs. 13 lakh crore since March-2020

India's top 100 billionaires saw their wealth increase by Rs. 13 lakh crore since March last year even as the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe job losses, Oxfam said in its latest report.

07 Jan 2021

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

31 Dec 2020

China's Zhong Shanshan replaces Mukesh Ambani as Asia's richest person

Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairperson and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani is no longer the richest person in Asia. That title now belongs to China's Zhong Shanshan, a vaccine magnate and the founder of the bottled water company Nongfu Spring.

29 Dec 2020

Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.

10 Dec 2020

Mukesh, Nita Ambani become grandparents for the first time

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita have become grandparents for the first time.

04 Dec 2020

Beating Jio, Airtel gained 3.77mn new subscribers in September: Details

After a huge gap of four years, India's second-largest telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, has outperformed Reliance Jio Infocomm in terms of monthly mobile subscriber additions.

02 Dec 2020

Reliance Industries tops Fortune India-500 list for second straight year

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has topped the Fortune India-500 list for the second year in a row.

20 Nov 2020

Reliance Retail raises Rs. 47,265cr from sale of 10% stake

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries announced that it has completed the sale of Rs. 47,265cr worth of stake in its retail arm, Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), to a group of foreign investors.

15 Nov 2020

Reliance buys 96% stake in Urban Ladder for Rs. 182cr

Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), has acquired a majority stake in online furniture retailer Urban Ladder, the company announced on Sunday.

13 Nov 2020

RIL to invest $50mn in Bill Gates-owned Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Reliance Industries will be investing $50 million (approximately Rs. 373 crore) in Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a firm established by billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates in 2015 to battle climate change.

21 Oct 2020

Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed

In a new development, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio Platforms Ltd. has announced its 5G plans in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.

02 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter

Last night, the US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously to issue subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

30 Sep 2020

Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here

The retail venture of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is going all guns blazing to take on Amazon and Walmart in India.

26 Sep 2020

Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani

Anil Ambani, once the world's sixth-richest man, told a court in London on Friday that he sold his jewelry to meet legal costs and that his expenses are being borne by his family, reports said.

31 Aug 2020

New JioFiber Plans: Unlimited internet, OTT apps on offer

To help Indians adjust with the routine of working and studying from home, Mukesh Ambani's home broadband service JioFiber has updated its plans.

30 Aug 2020

What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India

In a major move, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has announced the decision to buy businesses of Kishore Biyani-promoted Future Group for Rs. 24,713 crore.


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