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Krishna N. Das

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

Mar 15 2018

Foes band together to challenge Modi in 2019 India elections

NEW DELHI Small Indian parties are banding together against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for next year's general election, energized by an unlikely win in an election for a handful of parliamentary seats in the Hindi heartland on Wednesday.

Mar 13 2018

India's solar financing may have peaked for now at $10 billion in 2017: consultancy

NEW DELHI India's solar industry more than doubled its fund raising to $10 billion in 2017, clean energy consultancy Mercom said, but activity is likely to slow this year as New Delhi plans to slap high tariffs on imports.

Mar 05 2018

Missed warnings: How watchdogs failed to spot $2 billion Indian bank fraud

By Krishna N. Das, Suvashree Choudhury, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter

Mar 03 2018

Indian police say gold bribes given in $2 billion bank fraud case

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI An official of India's Punjab National Bank received gold and diamond jewelry from a billionaire jeweler accused of being involved in a $2 billion bank fraud, the federal police told a court on Saturday.

Mar 01 2018

Indian police target PNB Mumbai branch auditors in $2 billion fraud probe

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Federal police in India on Thursday told a court an internal auditor at a Mumbai branch of Punjab National Bank conspired with other officials to carry out a $2 billion fraud at the country's second-biggest state lender.

Feb 26 2018

India's PNB seeks to soothe investors after uncovering massive fraud

NEW DELHI Punjab National Bank, India's second-largest state-run lender, sought to soothe investors on Thursday after the discovery of a $1.77 billion scam at a single branch sent its shares plunging and raised fears about the scale of fraud in the sector. | Video

Feb 21 2018

Exclusive: India's PNB adopts strict SWIFT controls after mega fraud case

MUMBAI India's state-run Punjab National Bank has stepped up its controls on the use of global payments network SWIFT following an alleged $1.77 billion fraud, according to memos issued this month and seen by Reuters.

Feb 19 2018

Eyes wide shut: the $1.8 billion Indian bank fraud that went unnoticed

By Krishna N. Das, Aditya Kalra, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter

Feb 18 2018

INSIGHT-Billion dollar diamond fraud case puts India's state banks in focus

By Krishna N. Das, Aditya Kalra, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter


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