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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 14 2018

Vedanta mulls options for Indian iron ore workers after shutdown: sources

NEW DELHI Vedanta Resources is considering options including lay-offs for some of the 2,000 employees of its iron ore business in southwest India that was shut down by a court, two sources said, as it struggles with a series of setbacks in the country.

Jun 14 2018

Vedanta mulls options for Indian iron ore workers after shutdown-sources

NEW DELHI, June 14 Vedanta Resources is considering options including lay-offs for some of the 2,000 employees of its iron ore business in southwest India that was shut down by a court, two sources said, as it struggles with a series of setbacks in the country.

Jun 12 2018

'Avatar' tribe poses second challenge to Vedanta after deadly India protests

LANJIGARH, India After an Indian state shut a copper smelter run by Vedanta Resources following deadly protests, the company faces another challenge 1,000 miles away, where axe-toting tribesmen and environmentalists have joined forces to demand the closure of an alumina refinery.

May 29 2018

Vedanta prepares legal challenge to India copper plant closure after fatal protest: sources

NEW DELHI Vedanta Resources is working on a legal challenge to an Indian state's closure of one of its copper smelters, but it will not proceed until tensions over the deaths of 13 people during protests last week have eased, two sources told Reuters.

May 25 2018

Vedanta sticks with plan to expand Indian smelter despite deadly protests

NEW DELHI London-listed Vedanta Resources hopes to restart its copper smelter in a southern Indian city and still wants to double its capacity despite protests demanding its closure that killed 13 people this week, a company executive told Reuters on Friday.

May 25 2018

Vedanta to stick to ops in Indian city despite deadly protests- co executive

NEW DELHI, May 25 London-listed Vedanta Resources plans to stick to operations in a southern Indian city despite protests demanding the closure of its copper smelter that killed 13 people this week, a company executive told Reuters on Friday.

May 25 2018

Indian child killer sentenced to death 23 days after arrest, raises fears over trial fairness

INDORE, India Naveen Gadke was arrested on April 20 and charged with the rape and murder of a baby girl in central India. | Video

May 24 2018

Deadly protests land a blow to Indian resources magnate Agarwal's ambitions

NEW DELHI Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. He has already bought stakes in big mining companies, such as Anglo American Plc, and says he plans to spend at least $1 billion on investments in Africa.

May 22 2018

Delhi archbishop warns of threat to India's secular fabric, triggering BJP rebuke

NEW DELHI The archbishop of Delhi has called for a prayer campaign until the next general election in an unprecedented political intervention, citing a threat to the country's secular fabric, triggering angry reactions from the ruling Hindu nationalist party. | Video

May 19 2018

Modi's BJP drops bid to govern big southern Indian state

NEW DELHI The chief minister of India's southern Karnataka state quit on Saturday after just two days in office, rather than face a confidence vote his minority Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was unlikely to win.

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