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India

Rajesh Kumar Singh

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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01 Oct 2017

Indian markets lose sheen on economic travails, but investors keep faith

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Rising concerns about India's economy and the government's fiscal discipline have sparked strong selling by foreign investors in Indian equities and sent the rupee tumbling, removing some, but not all, of the sheen from a hot emerging market play.

20 Sep 2017

Jaitley vows "necessary" measures to revive slowdown-hit economy

NEW DELHI India is considering ways to revive its slowdown-hit economy and will unveil the "necessary" steps once Prime Minister Narendra Modi signs off on them, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday.

01 Sep 2017

Analysis: Slowdown-hit Indian economy counts costs of stronger rupee

NEW DELHI India's stronger currency has become a threat for its growth aspirations, piling pressure on the central bank to aggressively intervene in the foreign exchange market even at the risk of incurring the wrath of the United States.

01 Sep 2017

India's economic growth unexpectedly hits three-year low in June quarter

NEW DELHI India's economic growth unexpectedly slid to a three-year low in the last quarter, delivering a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is facing criticism for disrupting business activity through his shock cash squeeze last year.

31 Aug 2017

India seen posting stronger economic growth as shock from cash clampdown fades

NEW DELHI India's economy likely showed further signs of recovery in the latest quarter from a shock cash squeeze late last year, but the rebound is not expected to be strong enough to help it reclaim the crown of the world's fastest-growing major economy.

23 Aug 2017

India to speed up state bank mergers for broader economic revival

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India approved a proposal on Wednesday to set up a ministerial panel to speed up consolidation of state-run banks as part of its efforts to revive credit and economic growth.

14 Aug 2017

India's retail inflation picks up for first time in four months

NEW DELHI India's annual consumer price inflation picked up in July after easing for three straight months as a decline in food prices abated, but it remained well below the central bank's central target.

13 Aug 2017

Uttar Pradesh suspends hospital chief after deaths of 60 children

NEW DELHI The head of a hospital where dozens of children died in recent days has been suspended, as officials traded blame over cash shortfalls that led to supplies of medical oxygen being cut. | Video

13 Aug 2017

Northern Indian state suspends hospital chief after deaths of 60 children

NEW DELHI, Aug 13 India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh has suspended the head of a hospital where at least 60 children died, while the federal health minister on Sunday vowed action against the culprits, as state and hospital officials traded blame over funding matters.

03 Aug 2017

RBI behind curve on rate cuts, say frustrated Indian officials

NEW DELHI Senior Indian government officials say the Reserve Bank of India should have cut interest rates more aggressively on Wednesday, signalling fresh tensions between New Delhi and the Mumbai-based central bank on how to revive economic growth and create jobs.

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