Vijay Mallya vs Mukesh Ambani

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Founder and Chairman, Reliance Industries
$1 Billion
Net worth 2018
$39.41 Billion
Food and Beverage
Industry
Energy
Residence
Aden
India
Country
India
18/12/1955
BirthDay
19/04/1957
Height
1.69 m
3
Children
3
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Calcutta University
Education
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Bombay; Drop Out, Stanford University
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2017

On 3 October 2017, Vijay Mallya was arrested as part of a money-laundering case in London and was released on bail

2016

On 2 May 2016, Vijay Mallya resigned from his post as a Rajya Sabha MP, a week after the Rajya Sabha ethics panel declared that he should no longer be a member of the House and one day before the panel was set to meet again to recommend his expulsion

2015

By November 2015 the amount owed to the banks had grown to at least $1

2013

As of October 2013, it had not paid salaries to its employees for 15 months, had lost its licence to operate as an airline, and owed more than US$1 billion in bank loans

2012

In 2012, Mallya ceded management control of United Spirits Limited to global spirits giant Diageo, although he retained a minority stake in the business

2010

In 2010, he was re-elected for a second term, this time with the backing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the JD(S)

2005

Kingfisher Airlines, established in 2005, was a major business venture launched by Mallya

2003

Previously a member of the Akhila Bharata Janata Dal, Mallya joined the Subramanian Swamy-led Janata Party in 2003 and was its National Working President until 2010

2002

He was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2002 as an independent member from his home state of Karnataka with the support of the Congress party and Janata Dal (Secular)

1998

Since then, the group has grown into a multi-national conglomerate of over 60 companies, with an annual turnover which increased by 64% over 15 years to US$11 billion in 1998–1999

1993

In June 1993, Mallya married his current wife Rekha, whom he had known since childhood, and together they have two daughters, Leanna and Tanya

1988

Over the years, he has diversified and acquired Berger Paints, Best and Crompton in 1988; Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers in 1990; The Asian Age newspaper and the publisher of film magazine, and Cine Blitz, a Bollywood magazine in 2001

1987

They have one son, Siddharth Mallya, who was born on 7 May 1987

1986

In 1986, he met and married Sameera Tyabjee, an air hostess of Air India

1983

Mallya became the Chairman of United Breweries Group in 1983 at the age of 28, following his father's death

1976

Xavier's College, Kolkata, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with honours) in 1976

1955

Vijay Vittal Mallya (born 18 December 1955) is an Indian businessman and politician who is the subject of an extradition effort to try to force his return from the U