Anil Ambani

Anil Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian businessman. He is the Chairman and founder of the Reliance ADA group. He was born on June 4, 1959, in Mumbai. He is the son of Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani. He is the younger brother of Mukesh Ambani. He leads companies like Reliance Capital, Reliance Infrastructure, Reliance Power and Reliance Communications.

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Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani

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.

IAF will formally induct Rafale jets on September 10

28 Aug 2020

IAF will formally induct Rafale jets on September 10

More than a month after five Rafale jets landed in India, they will be formally inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) on September 10 at Haryana's Ambala airbase in presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, multiple reports said.

First five Rafale jets enroute India: All details here

27 Jul 2020

First five Rafale jets enroute India: All details here

Years after India inked a deal with France for 36 Rafale jets, the first lot of five jets took off from Merignac airbase in Bordeaux today, ushering in a new phase in bilateral ties of both countries.

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

26 Mar 2020

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.

ED summons Anil Ambani over Yes Bank money laundering probe

16 Mar 2020

ED summons Anil Ambani over Yes Bank money laundering probe

Reliance Group Chairperson Anil Ambani was on Monday summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering case against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor.

Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Anil Ambani may lose these assets

12 Feb 2020

Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Anil Ambani may lose these assets

In a bid to recover debt from Indian tycoon owners of bankrupt companies, creditors are now looking at their personal possessions.

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

19 Jan 2020

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

The news of veteran actress Shabana Azmi getting critically injured in a major road accident on Saturday afternoon has sent a shockwave throughout the country.

He used my father's ill health, Parrikar's son slams Gandhi

15 Nov 2019

He used my father's ill health, Parrikar's son slams Gandhi

With the Supreme Court dismissing pleas seeking review on its earlier order that said it was satisfied with how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France, the Bharatiya Janata Party got new ammunition to target Congress.

No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict

14 Nov 2019

No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict

In what qualifies as a win for BJP-led Centre, the Supreme Court refused to change its December 2018 order, in which it had dismissed pleas seeking an investigation into how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France's Dassault Aviation.

See inside pics of Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's house, Gulita

29 Jun 2019

See inside pics of Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's house, Gulita

When business giant Mukesh Ambani's only daughter Isha got married to Anand Piramal, the Piramal Group scion, in her house, Antilia, the world's most expensive home, everyone saw the extravaganza.

Once 6th richest man, Anil Ambani isn't a billionaire now

19 Jun 2019

Once 6th richest man, Anil Ambani isn't a billionaire now

Anil Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Communications, may have fallen out of the billionaire club.

#Verdict2019: Counting for Lok Sabha elections begins

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: Counting for Lok Sabha elections begins

The Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha polls today at 8 AM. In a few hours from now, the world will know who will form the next government in India.

Priyanka Gandhi makes fun of PM Modi over 'radar-cloud' comment

14 May 2019

Priyanka Gandhi makes fun of PM Modi over 'radar-cloud' comment

Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a peculiar remark about Balakot strikes. In an interview, he said he approved the risky operation even after the weather turned bad.

Rahul sends love to Modi after he calls Rajiv "corrupt"

05 May 2019

Rahul sends love to Modi after he calls Rajiv "corrupt"

Taking the political discourse in the country to a new low, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told Rahul Gandhi that his father Rajiv was "corrupt number 1" when he died.

How much money 'Avengers: Endgame' made? Here are mind-boggling facts

30 Apr 2019

How much money 'Avengers: Endgame' made? Here are mind-boggling facts

Avengers: Endgame has had a blast of an opening weekend.

#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

29 Apr 2019

#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

The fourth phase of elections began on Monday as 72 Lok Sabha seats, spread across 9 states, went into polling. In this phase, 957 candidates are in the fray.

#Elections2019: Mukesh Ambani supports Congress candidate from Mumbai South

18 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: Mukesh Ambani supports Congress candidate from Mumbai South

In a video released by Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from Mumbai South constituency Milind Deora, Mukesh Ambani was seen promoting the Congress leader. It's very rare of him to endorse any political candidate.

#MainBhiChowkidaar: While his opponents are sleeping, Modi launches catchy campaign

16 Mar 2019

#MainBhiChowkidaar: While his opponents are sleeping, Modi launches catchy campaign

Ahead of the much-anticipated general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Main Bhi Chowkidaar campaign, and soon it became a talking point on social media.

Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa

13 Mar 2019

Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the government has the right to investigate every person but should not be selective, referring to the investigation against his brother-in-law Robert Vadra.

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

09 Mar 2019

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

Two days after he told the Supreme Court that classified documents related to Rafale Deal were "stolen" from Ministry of Defense, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday clarified that the papers were in fact "photocopied".

Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

07 Mar 2019

Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the job of current government was to "make things disappear".

Rakhi Sawant is willing to destroy Pakistan with 50-100 bombs

01 Mar 2019

Rakhi Sawant is willing to destroy Pakistan with 50-100 bombs

The ongoing cross border tension between India and Pakistan has led to a surge in patriotism among Indians.

SC to Anil Ambani: Pay dues or go to prison

20 Feb 2019

SC to Anil Ambani: Pay dues or go to prison

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court, while hearing Ericsson's case against Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications for non-clearance of dues, found Ambani guilty of contempt.

Dichotomy of Kapil Sibal: Attacks Ambani outside court, defends inside

13 Feb 2019

Dichotomy of Kapil Sibal: Attacks Ambani outside court, defends inside

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal changed gears on Tuesday as he defended and attacked businessman Anil Ambani just minutes apart, prompting BJP to slam him.

NDA's Rafale deal 2.8% cheaper than UPA's, finds CAG report

13 Feb 2019

NDA's Rafale deal 2.8% cheaper than UPA's, finds CAG report

In what is sure to boost the confidence of BJP at Centre, the CAG report on Rafale deal, tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, underlined that India saved money.

Thieves steal mobile phones, cash at Priyanka Gandhi's grand roadshow

12 Feb 2019

Thieves steal mobile phones, cash at Priyanka Gandhi's grand roadshow

To mark Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's plunge into active politics, Congress planned a grand roadshow in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Monday, where hundreds of party cadres descended to catch her glimpse.

Government to table CAG report on Rafale in Parliament tomorrow

11 Feb 2019

Government to table CAG report on Rafale in Parliament tomorrow

The government is scheduled to table the CAG report on Rafale jet fighter deal, which has generated a massive political controversy, in Parliament tomorrow, sources said.

On 'mahila' remark row, RaGa says 'Don't impose your sexism'

13 Jan 2019

On 'mahila' remark row, RaGa says 'Don't impose your sexism'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, whose remarks on Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, sparked a huge controversy has asked the BJP to not impose 'their sexism on him' and maintained he would have made the same comment had it been a man.

With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed

04 Jan 2019

With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman defended the multi-crore Rafale deal on Friday in the Lok Sabha using all her might, but Congress President Rahul Gandhi wasn't satisfied.

#RafaleInLokSabha: Nirmala Sitharaman says first-jet will be delivered in 2019

04 Jan 2019

#RafaleInLokSabha: Nirmala Sitharaman says first-jet will be delivered in 2019

On Friday, Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman defended the Rafale deal passionately in the Lok Sabha and said the first jet will be delivered in 2019.

Week won, weekend lost, but Congress thinks Rafale-verdict isn't setback

14 Dec 2018

Week won, weekend lost, but Congress thinks Rafale-verdict isn't setback

Despite the Supreme Court saying on Friday that it doesn't find any reason to launch a probe into the Rafale deal, the Congress didn't see it as a setback.

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

14 Dec 2018

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

Three days after the winter session of Parliament started, the Lok Sabha was adjourned on Friday owing to ruckus after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking an investigation into the multi-crore Rafale deal.

#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe

14 Dec 2018

#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe

The Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed the petition which demanded a probe in the multi-crore Rafale deal, on Friday.

#RafaleDeal: SC verdict on court-monitored probe due for Friday

13 Dec 2018

#RafaleDeal: SC verdict on court-monitored probe due for Friday

The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on a batch of pleas demanding a court-monitored CBI probe into the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal on Friday.

#RafaleDeal: French NGO wants probe into Rafale deal, alleges corruption

24 Nov 2018

#RafaleDeal: French NGO wants probe into Rafale deal, alleges corruption

A French anti-corruption NGO, Sherpa, has filed a complaint with the office of the French National Financial Prosecutor against the French government and Dassault Aviation, alleging corruption in the Rs. 59,000cr Rafale deal signed in September 2016.

On 'sarcastic' question about surgical-strike, Sitharaman says, "I understand Hindi"

24 Nov 2018

On 'sarcastic' question about surgical-strike, Sitharaman says, "I understand Hindi"

Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a reporter she understood Hindi when he used what she described as 'sarcastic tone' while quizzing about surgical strikes.

Supreme Court commences crucial Rafale deal hearing

14 Nov 2018

Supreme Court commences crucial Rafale deal hearing

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court commenced its vital hearing on pleas seeking a court-monitored investigation into the controversial Rafale deal involving the procurement of 36 Rafale jets.

#RafaleDeal: Report says Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, French-company denies

11 Oct 2018

#RafaleDeal: Report says Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, French-company denies

In the ongoing controversy over Rafale Deal signed between India and France, a French media investigative journal Mediapart has found choosing Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, but the company has dismissed the claims.

Rahul attacks Ambani over Rafale deal; calls him PM's 'BFF'

07 Oct 2018

Rahul attacks Ambani over Rafale deal; calls him PM's 'BFF'

Attacking industrialist Anil Ambani, Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday said one can land Rafale deal contracts worth "Rs. 1.3 lakh crore" if he is the PM's "BFF" (best friend forever).

No more 'Fuh se' Phantom: Kashyap, others dissolve production house

06 Oct 2018

No more 'Fuh se' Phantom: Kashyap, others dissolve production house

Phantom Films was one of the leading Indian production houses until recently.