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India

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

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.

23 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.

22 May 2018

Delhi archbishop warns of threat to India's secular fabric, triggering BJP rebuke

NEW DELHI The archbishop of Delhi has called for a prayer campaign until the next general election in an unprecedented political intervention, citing a threat to the country's secular fabric, triggering angry reactions from the ruling Hindu nationalist party.

19 May 2018

Modi's BJP drops bid to govern Karnataka

NEW DELHI The Chief Minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yeddyurappa, quit on Saturday after just two days in office, rather than face a confidence vote his minority Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was unlikely to win.

09 May 2018

Insight: In India, boy victims of sex crimes don't get talked about

MUMBAI He was lured into a room near where he played cricket, a man then shut the door and window, and raped him. That's what a 14-year-old Mumbai boy told his mother from his hospital bed last July.

02 May 2018

Indian officials lament inaction of cities with world's worst air

NEW DELHI Only a handful of India's 100 most polluted cities have drawn up plans to combat air pollution despite being asked to do so three years ago, senior government officials said on Wednesday after a damning report by the World Health Organisation.

24 Apr 2018

Microsoft denies auditing partner KPMG's anti-piracy work in India

NEW DELHI Microsoft Corp is not auditing how its partner KPMG cracks down on illegal use of Microsoft software in India, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.

14 Apr 2018

BJP MLA arrested over rape as protests mount

NEW DELHI A lawmaker from India's ruling party was arrested on Friday in connection with the rape of a teenager, police said, after days of protests by activists accusing authorities of failing to investigate the case and other attacks. | Video

13 Apr 2018

Microsoft auditing partner KPMG's anti-piracy work in India after complaint: documents

NEW DELHI Microsoft Corp is investigating the methods partner KPMG uses to crack down on the illegal use of its software in India, after a complaint from a senior member of the country's ruling political party, documents seen by Reuters showed.

13 Apr 2018

Lawmaker questioned in India rape case, opposition holds vigil

NEW DELHI, April 13 Indian federal police on Friday began questioning a legislator from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accused of raping a teenager nine months ago, after the country's main opposition party held a midnight vigil demanding justice.

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