After studying law I vectored towards journalism by accident and it's the only job I've done since. It's a job that has taken me on a private jet to Jaisalmer - where I wrote India's first feature on fractional ownership of business jets - to the badlands of west UP where India's sugar economy is inextricably now tied to politics. I'm a big fan of new business models and crafty entrepreneurs. Fortunately for me, there are plenty of those in Asia at the moment.
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Poor corporate governance, adverse observations by the US regulator and a decline in the promoter holding on account of the Ranbaxy deal have resulted in a sharp fall Dilip Shanghvi’s wealth. The man who once challenged Mukesh Ambani for the wealthiest Indian title will have to fight to keep his place in list of top 10 richest Indians. Recent trouble has come in the form of two whistleblower letters that alleged its super stockist Aditya Medisales was not declared as a related party. The company says it plans to scrap the arrangement.