United Spirits

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.

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 arrested then bailed in London

Vijay Mallya, the former chairman of United Spirits, was arrested then bailed on security of £650,000 after appearing in court in London yesterday.

India to prove troublesome in 2017 for drinks MNCs

A combination of increased taxation and alcohol sales restrictions – and the withdrawal of high-value notes – could make India a major headache for Diageo and Pernod Ricard in the year ahead, writes Ron Emler.

D-day set for Vijay Mallya

November 2nd, 2015

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