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Krishna N. Das

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

12 Jul 2018

British lawyer for jailed Bangladeshi ex-PM 'outraged' by India entry denial

NEW DELHI A British parliamentarian and lawyer, who is a counsel for jailed Bangladeshi politician Khaleda Zia, said on Thursday he was outraged by India's decision to deny him entry to address a press conference defending his client and meet a human rights body.

04 Jul 2018

Exclusive: PNB to shutter most operations in fraud-hit Mumbai branch - sources

MUMBAI The Punjab National Bank (PNB) is closing nearly all its operations in a Mumbai branch that was at the heart of a $2 billion fraud, according to four sources with knowledge of the decision.

03 Jul 2018

EXCLUSIVE-India's PNB to shutter most operations in fraud-hit Mumbai branch - sources

MUMBAI, July 3 India's Punjab National Bank (PNB) is closing nearly all its operations in a Mumbai branch that was at the heart of a $2 billion fraud, according to four sources with knowledge of the decision.

14 Jun 2018

Vedanta mulls options for Indian iron ore workers after shutdown: sources

NEW DELHI Vedanta Resources is considering options including lay-offs for some of the 2,000 employees of its iron ore business in southwest India that was shut down by a court, two sources said, as it struggles with a series of setbacks in the country.

13 Jun 2018

Insight: 'Avatar' tribe poses second challenge to Vedanta after deadly India protests

LANJIGARH, India After Tamil Nadu shut a copper smelter run by Vedanta Resources following deadly protests, the company faces another challenge 1,000 miles away, where axe-toting tribesmen and environmentalists have joined forces to demand the closure of an alumina refinery.

29 May 2018

Vedanta prepares legal challenge to India copper plant closure after fatal protest - sources

NEW DELHI Vedanta Resources is working on a legal challenge to the Tamil Nadu government's closure of one of its copper smelters, but it will not proceed until tensions over the deaths of 13 people during protests last week have eased, two sources told Reuters.

25 May 2018

Vedanta sticks with plan to expand Indian smelter despite deadly protests

NEW DELHI London-listed Vedanta Resources hopes to restart its copper smelter in a southern Indian city and still wants to double its capacity despite protests demanding its closure that killed 13 people this week, a company executive told Reuters on Friday.

25 May 2018

Vedanta to stick to ops in Indian city despite deadly protests- co executive

NEW DELHI, May 25 London-listed Vedanta Resources plans to stick to operations in a southern Indian city despite protests demanding the closure of its copper smelter that killed 13 people this week, a company executive told Reuters on Friday.

25 May 2018

Insight: Indore child killer sentenced to death 23 days after arrest, raises fears over trial fairness

INDORE, India Naveen Gadke was arrested on April 20 and charged with the rape and murder of a baby girl in Indore. | Video

24 May 2018

Deadly protests land a blow to Indian resources magnate Agarwal's ambitions

NEW DELHI Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. He has already bought stakes in big mining companies, such as Anglo American Plc, and says he plans to spend at least $1 billion on investments in Africa.

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