BJP MP returns Diwali gift to Vijay Mallya

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya
faced an awkward situation today when a BJP MP returned a
bottle of alcohol that was given to him as a Diwali gift by
the former Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament.

Armaan hoping to finish season on a high

Brimming with confidence after getting a pat on the back by Force India owner Vijay Mallya, India`s driver Armaan Ebrahim is targeting a strong performance in Barcelona to finish his F2 season on a high.

Force India concede prospects poor in Singapore

Force India`s expectations of success at Singapore Grand Prix are rock bottom, with team principal Vijay Mallya admitting his cars cannot really compete on the twisty Southeast Asian street circuit.

Singapore GP a different challenge: Vijay Mallya

Force India Formula One Team is upbeat about its chances after earning some unbelievable points in the last two races.

Neel Jani to try Force India simulator

Apart from Karun Chandhok, Force India will also put Swiss driver of Indian origin Neel Jani in the driver simulator to test his Formula One mettle.

No Indian driver is good enough for F1: Mallya

Karun Chandhok can kiss his Force
India ambitions good-bye, at least for the time being, after
chairman of the resurgent outfit Vijay Mallya said he doesn`t
consider any Indian driver good enough for Formula One.

Mallya looking to float Indian sports assets

Indian drinks and aviation tycoon Vijay Mallya plans to gather his Formula One, cricket and soccer interests into one company and float it on the Mumbai stock exchange early next year.

No room for sentimentality at Force India

Force India will give Indian Karun Chandhok a chance to prove he is good enough to drive in Formula One but will not hand him a race seat based on his nationality alone, team boss Vijay Mallya said.

Force India offers Karun a chance to prove F1 mettle

Force India will give Karun Chandhok an opportunity to prove his F1 mettle but team owner
Vijay Mallya is bemused by the romanticism that the Chennai
driver deserves a seat in the outfit just because he is an

Belgium podium on par with IPL final: Mallya

Force India chairman Vijay Mallya said the outfit`s maiden podium finish in Belgian Grand Prix would rank alongside Royal Challengers` final appearance in the Indian Premier League II as two of his best sporting moments.

Gill snubs Mallya; calls F1 `entertainment`

MS Gill snubbed Force India F1 owner Vijay Mallya’s snide that F1 was indeed a viable sport in India.

Indian Grand Prix is definitely on: Mallya

The Sports Ministry might have refused assistance but Force India owner Vijay Mallya says India will host its maiden Formula One Grand Prix race as scheduled in 2011.

We`ve delivered on promise: Mallya

A huge monkey off Force India`s
back, team chairman Vijay Mallya today said the Formula One
outfit has actually delivered on its promise of a podium
finish one year before the 2010 deadline it had set.

Indian Grand Prix still on track, says Mallya

India’s hopes of hosting a Formula One Grand Prix in 2011 are on track despite exchange control obstacles, according to Force India team owner Vijay Mallya.

Mallya scotches Fisichella’s Ferrari ‘rumours’

Force India chairman Vijay Mallya on Saturday dismissed reports that his team’s Italian driver Giancarlo Fisichella is all set to join Ferrari as a replacement for Luca Badoer.

Mallya still not ready to speculate on points

No body is happier than Vijay Mallya after Giancarlo Fisichella’s shock pole position in Belgian Grand Prix but the Force India chairman still does not want to talk about points.

Diageo`s spirited talks for stake in Mallya`s firm USL fail

World`s largest alcohol player Diageo`s protracted efforts for a pie in India`s liquor king Vijay Mallya`s group firm failed on Tuesday but neither side gave reasons for the abrupt ending.

Chhabria`s mother challenges Shaw Wallace-UB group merger

Ranibai Rajaram Chhabria, mother of late Manohar Rajaram Chhabria, has challenged the merger of Shaw Wallace with UB group saying she was entitled to a fifth of her deceased son`s estate.

United Breweries June qtr net profit up 57% at Rs 35 cr

Vijay Mallya-promoted United Breweries on Friday said its net profit rose by 57.14 percent at Rs 35.50 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, over the same period last year.

Mallya`s Kingfisher has most cases of drunk pilots

Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines has the dubious distinction of having the maximum cases of pilots found under the influence of alcohol before take-off.