The Rise of Nouveaux Nawabs in India 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 poverty still exists throughout the country, it's hard to ignore the current crop of the newly minted rich.
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The Rise of Nouveaux Nawabs in India

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The Rise of Nouveaux Nawabs in India

The Rise of Nouveaux Nawabs in India

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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.

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Somini Sengupta, New York Times South Asia bureau chief