A Reliance beyond the shadow of Mukesh Ambani?

With rumours around the Reliance chairman’s health and prolonged absence refusing to die down, a succession plan that involves wife Nita playing a key role is expected to unfold.

A nursery school in Mumbai’s Malabar Hill received a fresh coat of paint as part of a spruce-up late last year. It would have been a regular affair except all the work was ostensibly sponsored by the Mukesh Ambani family. Its newest member, grandson Prithvi, had enrolled in the school.

But the child hasn’t been attending school since it reopened in June. 

Cut to the main block of the Reliance Jio headquarters on the Thane-Belapur road, which was cordoned off and employees working in it moved to other offices so it could exclusively be used by the top management. The …


T Surendar

Surendar helps lead the newsroom at The Morning Context as executive editor. Over the years, Surendar has worked in industries from pharmaceuticals to diamonds, as well as a stint as an equity analyst. In his long career as a business journalist, he has led teams at The Times of India, India Today and Fortune India. He was part of the founding team at Forbes India and interned at and published in The Times, London.

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