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Mallya, his now-defunct venture Kingfisher Airlines Limited and others availed loans from various banks and the outstanding amount, including interest, now stands at Rs 9,990.07 crore.
With his barbs against the PM drawing applause, Rahul claimed Modi, when challenged in Parliament to answer his questions, could not look into his eyes.
He claimed that the CBI shifted its stance in the Mallya case thrice and asked who in the prime minister's office nudged the investigation agency to do so.
The agency reiterated its position that there were no grounds to arrest Mallya on November 24, 2015 when he returned from London on the basis of the lookout circular.
Several central agencies are probing irregularities in the examinations conducted by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, also called VYAPAM in Hindi.
The CBI had registered two cases against Mallya related to the IDBI loans in 2015 and consortium loan in 2016.
Congress senior spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also questioned as to why no action was taken despite two banks issuing notices stating that Mallya was a willful defaulter.
Congress' charge against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over meeting with Vijay Mallya ridiculous: Shiv Sena
The saffron party asked if the Congress knew about their meeting, why did it remain silent all these years.
It’s possible that Mallya may be allowed to stay on, leaving parties in India to continue their fight.
The BJP Thursday came out strongly in defense of its leader Arun Jaitley, a day after Mallya claimed he met the finance minister before leaving India, in 2016.
The CBI secretly helped Mallya to flee the country, by changing the lookout notice to him, alleged Rahul Gandhi.
Protesters raised slogans against Jaitley and the Modi government, seeking a reply on Mallya's escape from the country.
In a tweet, DMK President M K Stalin alleged that the claim by Mallya about meeting Jaitely 'proved' that the BJP was 'a puppet' in the hands of corporate leaders.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday defended its decision to dilute the lookout notice on liquor baron Vijay Mallya saying it did not consider him a ‘flight risk’.
The BJP, in turn, placed the blame on Congress’ door alleging the previous UPA government pressurised financial institutions to bail out Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines.