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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

Nov 15 2017

Indian police arrest suspected cow vigilantes after Muslim killed

NEW DELHI Indian police have arrested two Hindu farmers in connection with the killing of a Muslim man suspected of smuggling cows to a slaughter house, the investigating officer said on Wednesday.

Nov 13 2017

Smog chokes Indian capital as emergency measures fail to bring relief

NEW DELHI A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit enveloped India's capital, New Delhi, on Monday, as government officials struggled to tackle a public health crisis that is well into its second week.

Nov 13 2017

Indian capital choked by smog as emergency measures fail to offer respite

NEW DELHI, Nov 13 A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit enveloped India's capital New Delhi on Monday, as government officials struggled to tackle a public health crisis that is well into its second week.

Nov 10 2017

Fire trucks to spray Indian capital amid deepening smog emergency

NEW DELHI India plans to use fire trucks to spray water over parts of its capital to combat toxic smog and dust that has triggered a pollution emergency, with conditions expected to worsen over the weekend.

Nov 10 2017

India to spray capital from on high amid deepening smog emergency

NEW DELHI, Nov 10 India plans to spray water over its capital, New Delhi, to try to combat toxic smog that has triggered a pollution emergency, officials said on Friday, with conditions expected to get worse over the weekend.

Oct 26 2017

Business stresses in PM Modi's backyard spur India's bank rescue

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI For three years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had avoided the one step that everybody from central bank officials to credit rating agencies had implored him to take to fix the country's banking woes - a massive injection of cash.

Oct 23 2017

India's Gandhi scion seeks revival in PM Modi's backyard

NEW DELHI Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most fabled political dynasty, will within weeks be crowned leader of the Congress party, handing him a freer rein to prove if he can mount a credible challenge to the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Oct 17 2017

India likely to stick to deficit target, may step up bank reform: Modi adviser

NEW DELHI India is likely to stick to its fiscal deficit target of 3.2 percent of GDP, and may accelerate sales of government stakes in lenders and other companies as part of an effort to recapitalize banks, an adviser to the prime minister said on Tuesday.

Oct 09 2017

Fiscal test: As India's smaller firms struggle, Modi faces stimulus dilemma

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's festive season should be a time of celebration for textiles businessman Habib Ansari, who usually spends October counting a boom in profits from supplying retailers ahead of a month of peak shopping.

Oct 06 2017

India's Modi, under fire, eases burden on small companies

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Friday eased tax rules for small and medium-sized companies, as it rushes to address growing criticism of its stewardship of Asia's third-largest economy.

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