Court

Winemaker pleads guilty to draining rival’s tanks

A Barossa Valley winemaker has dramatically confessed to destroying more than AUS$60,000 of Shiraz and Chardonnay by draining the tanks of a rival winemaker.

Analysis: Mallya’s next move

Despite owing Indian banks an estimated £1.1bn including interest, Vijay Mallya, the chairman of India's United Breweries and former head of United Spirits, is not yet on his uppers, writes Ron Emler.

Vijay Mallya given bail

Vijay Mallya, the former head of United Spirits and Kingfisher Airlines, has been given bail until 4 December, when a hearing lasting up to a fortnight has been scheduled on India's request for him to be extradited from Britain.

Vijay Mallya to return to court

Tomorrow (13 June) is a crunch day for Vijay Mallya, the former head of India's United Spirits (USL) group, who returns to Westminster Magistrates Court for the hearing on India's request to extradite him.

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