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Mallya trial: defence says there is ‘no evidence’ to support fraud charges

Vijay Mallya's defence lawyer, Clare Montgomery QC, told the court yesterday that there is "no evidence" to support charges of fraud, and if he had not been hounded by banks and authorities, Mallya "could have paid back 80% of the loans" by now.

Mallya: the billion-dollar question

At his London trial next month, Vijay Mallya, the former chairman of United Spirits, is expected to vehemently oppose an application by Indian authorities to extradite him from the UK. Ron Emler looks at the story so far. 

Vijay Mallya’s extradition trial begins in London

The long-awaited hearing of the Indian government's request for the extradition from Britain of VJ Mallya, the former head of United Breweries and United Spirits, begins this morning.

China to cut duty on Scotch by half

Four years after delivering a heavy blow to the world’s spirit producers, the Chinese government is giving them a leg up on Friday.

Rosebank distillery to reopen

October 11th, 2017

VJ Mallya to face new charges

September 26th, 2017

The week in pictures

August 25th, 2017

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