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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.

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8:32am EST

India ruling party pulls ahead in election in Modi state after tight race

NEW DELHI India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to win an election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state on Monday, the vote count showed, but with a reduced margin, which will be a boost for the opposition.

3:15am EST

India's muted response to Trump's Jerusalem move stokes Arab unease

NEW DELHI A dozen Arab ambassadors have asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, diplomatic sources said, after New Delhi's muted response suggested a shift in support for the Palestinian cause.

Dec 17 2017

Indian ruling party in tough election fight in Modi's home state, vote count shows

NEW DELHI, Dec 18 India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was in a close fight with the main opposition in an election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state on Monday, trends from the early vote count showed.

Dec 11 2017

Russia urges India to line up behind China's Belt and Road initiative

NEW DELHI Russia threw its weight behind China's massive Belt and Road plan to build trade and transport links across Asia and beyond, suggesting to India on Monday that it find a way to work with Beijing on the signature project.

Dec 11 2017

Apple, India wrangle over import tax on mobile parts: sources

NEW DELHI Apple Inc has asked India to defer a planned increase in import taxes on mobile phone parts so it can expand its iPhone manufacturing in the country, but the government is unlikely to accede, people familiar with the matter said.

Dec 06 2017

India stumped in efforts to clear toxic smog as cricketers throw up

NEW DELHI India's state-run NTPC is launching bids for clean technology for two coal-fired power plants near New Delhi, officials said, as criticism mounts over the country's failure to end a toxic smog which strikes the capital every winter.

Nov 22 2017

Indian navy the odd man out in Asia's 'Quad' alliance

NEW DELHI The Trump administration is pushing security ties between the United States, India, Japan and Australia, but the revival of the Asian "Quad" must overcome lingering mistrust in New Delhi towards its allies that hampers genuine military cooperation.

Nov 16 2017

India's Modi remains overwhelmingly popular, says Pew poll

NEW DELHI Nearly nine out of 10 Indians hold a favorable opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than two-thirds are satisfied with the direction he is taking the country, a Pew survey has found, two years before he heads into a general election.

Nov 10 2017

Indo-Pacific? Not from where China is sitting...

BEIJING/NEW DELHI As U.S. President Donald Trump and some of America's democratic allies talk up a vision of "Indo-Pacific" cooperation, China is determined to ensure that the future belongs to "Asia".

Nov 09 2017

New Delhi declares emergency as toxic smog thickens by the hour

NEW DELHI The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency on Thursday as toxic smog hung over the city for a third day and air quality worsened by the hour. | Video

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