Free Press Journal
  • Vijay Mallya Extradition: Does CBI stand on lookout notice hold?

    New Delhi: The CBI argument for diluting the Vijay Mallya lookout notice is not too convincing, reports NDTV. It has contended that the notice was changed from ‘detain’ to ‘inform’ as there was no evidence against the liquor baron; but this is not a valid reason to alter the lookout notice. In loan default cases, investigation and evidence gathering takes time and the probe was just a

  • It is for judge to decide on extradition: Vijay Mallya on India Arrival

    Kennington : “It is for the judge to decide”, said liquor baron Vijay Mallya to ANI on Friday after being asked about when he will be returning to India. Mallya was caught on camera while entering The Oval cricket ground on Friday in South London’s Kennington on the first day of last Test match between India and England.

  • Vijay Mallya willing to come back home to face the law?

    New Delhi: Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the main accused in a Rs 9,000 crore alleged bank fraud case, is understood to have sounded out Indian authorities that he is willing to come back home to face the law, official sources said on Tuesday.

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    BJP should name Vijay Mallya as its brand ambassador: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Taking a jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jual Oram for calling fugitive Vijay Mallya as ‘smart’, Shiv Sena on Monday said that the BJP should name the liquor baron as the brand ambassador for its ‘Make in India’ and ‘Startup India’ campaigns.

  • Vijay Mallya’s home can be searched, UK assets seized: London Court order

    London: A UK High Court judge has issued an enforcement order in favour of a consortium of 13 Indian banks, seeking to recover funds owed to them by liquor baron Vijay Mallya who is fighting extradition to India on fraud and money laundering charges.

  • Vijay Mallya denies ‘plea bargain’ allegations by ED official

    New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya refuted allegations of attempting a plea bargain, levied by an Enforcement Directorate (ED) official. “Media reports quote an ED official stating that I am attempting a plea bargain. Would respectfully suggest that the official read the ED charge sheet first. I would invite the ED to advance the same plea bargain theory in Court in front of whom I have placed my assets,”

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    I’m not a fugitive, always had honest intentions of repaying loans: Vijay Mallya cries foul

    New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Wednesday said he is not a fugitive and “always had honest intentions” to repay his loans. This comes after Mallya on Tuesday broke his silence over the controversy surrounding him of defaulting on bank loans to the tune of Rs 9000 crores, and said he had been falsely framed as the “poster boy of Bank default and a lightning rod of public anger”.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Theresa May have discussed Vijay Mallya’s extradition, say sources

    New Delhi: During Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British counterpart Theresa May‘s talks on economic offenders, the case of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya was also discussed, according to sources. Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, during a press briefing, confirmed that the issue of economic offenders was also raised during the meet.

  • Very strong case of fraud against Vijay Mallya in extradition case: Government source

    New Delhi: A central government source on Wednesday said there was a “very strong prima facie case of fraud in terms of Fraud Act 2006 of UK” against liquor baron Vijay Mallya. This reply comes in the wake of number of press reports suggesting that there was no evidence to support ‘case of fraud’ presented by the Union Government against Mallya in the extradition case.

  • Supreme Court to hear Vijay Mallya’s contempt case today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday is scheduled to pronounce a quantum of sentence against liquor baron and businessman Vijay Mallya in connection with the contempt of court case.

  • No delay, CBI sent Mallya evidence to MEA on June 8, says government

    New Delhi : The Home Ministry on Friday said there was no delay in providing to the British authorities the evidence against liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is facing an extradition case in London, and the CBI had sent all documents to the External Affairs Ministry last week.

  • Government was committed from day one on Mallya’s arrest: BJP

    New Delhi: Asserting that the government of India left no stone unturned in trying to arrest liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said it was committed from day one in the matter.