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Neha Dasgupta

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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23 Apr 2018

India would file dispute with WTO if U.S. rejects exemption on tariffs - sources

NEW DELHI India would lodge a trade dispute against the United States at the World Trade Organisation if Washington does not grant it exemptions from higher tariffs on steel and aluminium, three government officials involved in trade talks told Reuters.

16 Apr 2018

India's Coinsecure exchange says $3 million worth of bitcoins stolen

NEW DELHI Coinsecure, an Indian cryptocurrency exchange, said nearly $3 million were stolen from its bitcoin wallet, the biggest reported so far in the country's fledgling virtual currency market.

12 Apr 2018

Steel Authority of India misses target for rail supply in 2017/18 for third year

NEW DELHI Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), the country's largest state-owned alloy producer, failed to meet its target to supply rails for Indian Railways during the fiscal year for 2017/18, underscoring the problems of modernising the country's rail network.

10 Apr 2018

Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

NEW DELHI Deaths and injuries from train collisions or derailment in India more than halved to 254 people last fiscal year from a year ago, railways data showed, amid attempts to improve its shoddy safety record through mega investments and recruitments.

04 Apr 2018

Indien treibt Umbau der Banken nach Milliarden-Rettung voran

Neu Delhi Indien drängt die Staatsbanken nach einem milliardenschweren Rettungspaket zu Zusammenschlüssen und Einsparungen.

03 Apr 2018

India pushes state banks to find own funding sources after $32 billion bailout

NEW DELHI A massive $32 billion bailout package for India's dominant state-run banks will not happen again and lenders will have to find their own funding by selling non-core assets and merging with each other, a senior government official said on Monday.

29 Mar 2018

More than 25 million people apply for Indian railway vacancies

NEW DELHI More than 25 million people, a number greater than Australia's population, have applied for about 90,000 positions on India's state-run railways, underlining the challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces in providing millions of jobs ahead of an election in 2019.

28 Mar 2018

India seeks waiver from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs

NEW DELHI India has asked the United States to exempt it from higher tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying Indian exports of the two products did not pose a security threat to America, three government officials said.

15 Mar 2018

India's PNB uncovers more fraud at troubled Mumbai branch

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India's Punjab National Bank (PNB) has uncovered another credit-guarantee fraud within the Mumbai branch at the center of a similar scam worth over $2 billion, according to a complaint filed with the federal police.

13 Mar 2018

U.S. steel import curbs could scuttle India's export ambitions: minister

NEW DELHI India's ambition to become a major steel exporter could be disrupted by U.S. import curbs, Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said, underscoring the need for free trade.

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