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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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20 Sep 2017

Indian telecoms fee cut seen boosting upstart operator Reliance Jio

MUMBAI The Indian telecoms regulator's decision to reduce a fee operators pay each other for calls made from one network to another could help upstart operator Reliance Jio to step up its aggressive push for market share.

14 Sep 2017

Reliance Communications' shares, bonds fall after Ericsson's insolvency petition

MUMBAI Shares in Indian telecoms company Reliance Communications Ltd extended losses on Thursday, falling nearly 3 percent, a day after the local arm of Sweden's Ericsson filed a plea with an insolvency court against Reliance Communications.

28 Aug 2017

Infosys' new chairman to focus on CEO search, strategy

(This Aug 25 story corrects paragraph 21 to show U.S.-listed shares trade on NYSE, not Nasdaq)

27 Aug 2017

After deadly protests, Punjab and Haryana in lockdown for 'godman's' rape sentencing

NEW DELHI India is deploying thousands of riot police and shutting down internet services in two northern states, as it prepares for the sentencing on Monday of a self-styled 'godman' whose followers went on the rampage after he was convicted of rape on Friday.

25 Aug 2017

Challenges ahead as Nilekani takes on second innings at Infosys

MUMBAI/BENGALURU The return of former boss Nandan Nilekani to Infosys is intended as a return to normality for investors and the tech company's 200,000 employees, drawing a line under the bitter public battle between board members and founders.

25 Aug 2017

Infosys names former chief Nilekani as chairman, defusing feud with founders

MUMBAI Indian IT services firm Infosys named Nandan Nilekani, one of its founders and former heads, as chairman on Thursday in a bid to end a lengthy feud between the board and the company's founders.

21 Aug 2017

Infosys shares extend losses as leadership issues outweigh share buyback

MUMBAI A planned $2 billion share buyback by Infosys failed to lift shares in India's No. 2 IT services company, which dropped on Monday for a second straight trading day on concerns over a dispute between its board and founders.

20 Aug 2017

Train derails in Uttar Pradesh, killing about 20 and injuring scores more

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI A train came off the tracks in northern India on Saturday, killing about 20 people and injuring scores more, as carriages slammed into each other, officials said. | Video

19 Aug 2017

Infosys CEO resigns after long-running feud with founders

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Vishal Sikka, the chief executive brought in to turn around India's Infosys three years ago, resigned on Friday, blaming a "continuous drumbeat of distractions" and a long-running row with the founders over company strategy. | Video

19 Aug 2017

After Sikka's dramatic exit, Infosys faces recruitment headache

MUMBAI/BENGALURU The dramatic departure of Vishal Sikka as chief executive of Infosys, following a months-long public battle with the tech giant's founders, has left the company with another messy problem: how to find someone willing to replace him.

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