The government may have lost $39 billion in revenue when the telecoms ministry gave out lucrative 2G licences and airwave frequencies in 2007/08 at below market prices, the state auditor has said.
An increasingly assertive Supreme Court has told the cops to go after more businessmen and politicians.
"You must catch all of them. Merely because a person is in the Forbes list of millionaires and billionaires does not matter," a Supreme Court justice was quoted as saying.
Although Anil is the more outgoing of the two, he has long been in the shadow of his older brother Mukesh, who ranks fourth on the Forbes global rich list and controls conglomerate Reliance Industries, India's most valuable listed company.
Belying his more staid image, Mukesh late last year moved his five-member family - and scores of servants - into a $1 billion, 27-storey home, featuring three rooftop helipads, that towers over south Mumbai.