Beer Baron Slams 'Hysterical' Media Focus on Kingfisher Dues

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  • Vijay Mallya says efforts underway to reach deal with banks
  • Mallya says he's not a defaulter, has no intention to abscond

Vijay Mallya.

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Vijay Mallya, the Indian liquor tycoon who started Kingfisher Airlines Ltd., said he’s in talks with lenders to pay the carrier’s dues and slammed the media for what he described as a “near-hysterical campaign” against him.

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