The Rise of Nouveaux Nawabs in India

India's economy is opening up — and booming. As more and more Indians find themselves with disposable income, they are also increasingly able to buy just about anything, including once-scarce luxury goods. While deep pockets of poverty still exist throughout the country, it's hard to ignore the current crop of the newly minted rich.


Somini Sengupta, New York Times South Asia bureau chief



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