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Tycoon Mallya denies 'fleeing' India, Delhi left red-faced over exit


By Douglas Busvine and Devidutta TripathyNEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Tycoon Vijay Mallya, under pressure from banks to repay more than $1 billion owed by his collapsed airline, on Friday refuted claims he had fled India as politicians traded recriminations over how he was able to fly to Britain unhindered.The March 2 departure of Mallya has sparked uproar in parliament and a firestorm in domestic media that pore over the lifestyle one of India's brashest entrepreneurs. Questions centre on how Mallya was allowed to leave even after creditors of his failed Kingfisher Airlines had appealed to ...

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First Published: Fri, March 11 2016. 15:38 IST