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Zeyad Masroor Khan

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 30 2017

Dating in Delhi when you're poor

Anuradha starts her day washing dishes, cups and cutlery in Sarita Vihar, one of New Delhi’s more affluent neighbourhoods. It is one of six apartments that she cleans every day. She mops floors, scrubs bathroom tiles, takes out the garbage and sweeps and wipes the apartment stairs.

Aug 21 2017

McDonald's to shut 169 outlets in India amid dispute with local partner

NEW DELHI Fast food chain McDonald's said on Monday it planned to shut all 169 of its restaurants in India's northern and eastern regions, escalating a dispute with its local partner and potentially putting thousands of workers out of jobs.

Aug 21 2017

McDonald's to shut 169 outlets in India's north and east

NEW DELHI, Aug 21 Fast food chain McDonald's said on Monday it planned to shut all 169 of its restaurants in India's northern and eastern regions, escalating a dispute with its local partner and potentially putting thousands of workers out of jobs.

Jul 21 2017

Indian musician plays guitar as doctors perform brain surgery

Musician Abhishek Prasad strummed his guitar throughout his neurosurgery to help doctors zero in on the part of the brain being operated on during the first such procedure in India.

Jul 14 2017

India set to crown candidate with Hindu nationalist roots as next president

NEW DELHI Indian lawmakers are set to elect the country's next president, drawn from the main Hindu nationalist group, in a vote on Monday, tightening the control of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing associates on positions of power.

Feb 26 2017

Cash crunch forces Uttar Pradesh town’s cinemas into a long intermission

Milan Talkies used to be a cinema hall. Now it’s locked behind iron gates, home to a family of stray dogs who growl when other dogs show up to urinate in its dark corners.

Jan 18 2017

Death of a cashless woman in India

Razia Begum’s house lies just beyond the main graveyard in Aligarh’s old city. The sun’s rays barely reach the narrow, brick-lined lane. Open sewage drains flow past her house.

Jul 05 2016

A Ramadan away from home for Rohingya

New Delhi - It’s a grey sunset on a hot and humid evening in the smoggy outskirts of India’s capital. In a barren wasteland between New Delhi and neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, the muezzin of a makeshift mosque calls Muslims to prayer. Dozens of men gather for a traditional iftar meal to break their Ramadan fast.

Jul 05 2016

Breaking the invisible door at Aligarh Muslim University

Café de Laila, one of the many dhabas in Aligarh Muslim University, is named after a woman. That's a bit of an irony because women aren't welcome there.

Jul 05 2016

A Ramadan away from home for Rohingya

Life is a daily struggle for the 300-odd occupants of this shanty town hundreds of miles away from home. All 70 families are Rohingya -- an ethnic Muslim minority in Myanmar -- who have fled persecution in their homeland. It’s been four years since the refugees started settling here on the banks of the Yamuna river.

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