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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

21 Apr 2018

Opposition moves to impeach Chief Justice Dipak Misra

NEW DELHI The opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the top judge on Friday, accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference, among other charges.

20 Apr 2018

Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

NEW DELHI India's opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the country's top judge on Friday, submitting a motion accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference among other charges.

25 Mar 2018

UIDAI denies security lapse in Aadhaar project; ZDNet defends report

NEW DELHI Tech news site ZDNet said on Sunday it stood by its report that identified a security vulnerability in data-linked to Aadhaar - India's national identity card project, after a semi-government agency that manages the database sought to discredit the report.

24 Mar 2018

New data leak hits India's national ID card database Aadhaar - ZDNet

NEW DELHI India's biometric ID programme, Aadhaar, has been hit by another major security lapse, allowing access to private information, business technology news website ZDNet reported on Saturday.

24 Mar 2018

New data leak hits India's national ID card database Aadhaar -ZDNet

NEW DELHI, March 24 India's biometric ID programme, Aadhaar, has been hit by another major security lapse, allowing access to private information, business technology news website ZDNet reported on Saturday.

20 Mar 2018

India confirms 39 Indians missing in Iraq since 2014 are dead

NEW DELHI India said on Tuesday that 39 Indians, who were kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Iraq in 2014, had been confirmed dead after their bodies were found and DNA samples matched. | Video

16 Mar 2018

TDP quits PM Modi's coalition in blow ahead of election

NEW DELHI The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) quit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coalition on Friday blaming it for a lack of financial support, officials said, in a blow to the coalition ahead of national elections next year.

09 Mar 2018

Supreme Court upholds passive euthanasia, allows living wills in landmark judgment

NEW DELHI Individuals have a right to die with dignity, India's Supreme Court upheld on Friday in a landmark verdict that permits the removal of life-support systems for the terminally ill or those in incurable comas.

06 Mar 2018

At least 25 wedding party guests killed in truck plunge in Gujarat

NEW DELHI A truck carrying wedding party guests plunged into a dry river bed in Gujarat on Tuesday, killing at least 25 people and injuring dozens, including children, authorities said.

26 Feb 2018

Police file fraud case against Simbhaoli Sugar executives

NEW DELHI The police said on Sunday it had filed a fraud case against executives of Simbhaoli Sugar for causing alleged losses of 1.09 billion rupees ($16.85 million) to state-run Oriental Bank of Commerce.

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