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India's 40 Richest
By Naazneen Karmali 11.16.06, 6:00 PM ET

India's rising fortunes are underscored by the increasing prosperity of its wealthiest citizens. Members of our third annual ranking of India's 40 richest businesspeople are worth a collective $170 billion, up from $106 billion last year. India's top 10, worth $112 billion, account for two-thirds of that wealth. The rankings include 36 billionaires, 9 more than last year. India's hot stock market, up 39% this year, and its robust real estate market helped swell most fortunes. The minimum net worth needed to make the cut rose to $790 million, up from $590 million. More...

Additional reporting by C.N. Krishnakumar and Chaniga Vorasarun

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Rank | Name | NetWorth | Age | Industry
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The Top Ten

1. Lakshmi Mittal
2. Mukesh Ambani
3. Anil Ambani
4. Azim Premji
5. Kushal Pal Singh
6. Sunil Mittal
7. Kumar Birla
8. Tulsi Tanti
9. Ramesh Chandra
10. Pallonji Mistry

Complete List

See Also

* Australia
* China
* India
* Indonesia
* Japan
* Singapore
* United States

* Canada
* China
* Germany
* India
* Japan
* The U.K.


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