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Malini Menon

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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Buildings collapse near Delhi killing at least three, more feared dead

NEW DELHI A six-storey apartment block collapsed into an adjacent building in a suburb of New Delhi killing at least three people, police said on Wednesday, as rescuers searched for people feared trapped in the rubble. | Video

17 Jul 2018

Supreme Court urges separate laws against mob killings

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Tuesday urged the government to enact laws separate to those against murder to act as a deterrent against lynchings, following a series of attacks in which mobs have beaten people to death.

16 Jul 2018

India asks states to inspect childcare homes run by Missionaries of Charity

NEW DELHI India has instructed all its state governments to conduct an immediate inspection of all childcare homes run by the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic order founded by the late Mother Teresa, amid concerns over baby trafficking.

06 Jul 2018

Missionaries of Charity 'looking into' baby trafficking case in Jharkhand

NEW DELHI The Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic order founded by Mother Teresa in India, said it was "carefully looking into" charges of baby trafficking levelled against a nun and a worker at one of its homes.

04 Jul 2018

Supreme Court upholds power of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in setback for Modi

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court upheld the powers of Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, on Wednesday in a win for his political party embroiled in a protracted fight with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government that has compounded the capital city's problems.

28 Jun 2018

Half of South Asia living in vulnerable climate 'hotspots' - World Bank

NEW DELHI Changes in temperature and rainfall will impact almost half of South Asia in the coming decades, reducing economic growth in one of the world's poorest regions, the World Bank said.

28 Jun 2018

Delhi's summer of discontent: anger, killings over water

NEW DELHI Through the long summer months in Delhi, tens of thousands of people have cut back on daily showers and laundry because of a shortage of water that has led to fighting in some areas in which three people have been killed.

27 Jun 2018

Delhi High Court lets trees live to fight another day in India's polluted capital

NEW DELHI Thousands of trees in New Delhi were given a reprieve following protests by residents and angry editorials, as a court put a temporary block on plans to cut them down in order to redevelop government housing estates.

21 Jun 2018

Thousands join Modi for world yoga celebration; some wear masks

NEW DELHI From the Himalayan region of Ladakh to the deck of an aircraft carrier, tens of thousands joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to celebrate the fourth International Day of Yoga, with a few wearing masks to highlight poor air quality. | Video

15 Jun 2018

India faces worst long term water crisis in its history - government think tank

NEW DELHI India faces the worst long-term water crisis in its history as demand outstrips supply and millions of lives and livelihoods could be at risk, said a think tank chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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