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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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21 Sep 2017

India eyes extra $7.7 billion spending to halt economic slowdown: government sources

NEW DELHI India's government is considering a plan to loosen its fiscal deficit target to enable it to spend up to 500 billion rupees ($7.7 billion) more to halt an economic slowdown, two government officials with direct knowledge of the plan said on Thursday.

19 Sep 2017

Exclusive: India eyes spending cuts as glitches in GST hit revenue

NEW DELHI India could be forced to cut spending on key infrastructure such as railways and highways as lower-than-expected tax collections and sluggish growth have upset the government's budget calculations, two finance ministry officials said.

18 Sep 2017

Exclusive - India eyes spending cuts as glitches in new tax hit revenue

NEW DELHI India could be forced to cut spending on key infrastructure such as railways and highways as lower-than-expected tax collections and sluggish growth have upset the government's budget calculations, two finance ministry officials said.

12 Sep 2017

Rising food prices push India's August retail inflation to five-month high

NEW DELHI India's consumer price inflation rose more than expected to a five-month high in August, fueled by strong gains in prices of food items, dampening chances of a rate cut by the central bank in a policy review next month amid weak economic growth.

31 Aug 2017

Indian government rushes to defend bank note ban as doubts grow

NEW DELHI India's government scrambled to defend its attempt to crack down on the shadow economy by banning high denomination banknotes, after data showed almost all of the abolished currency had made it back into the banking system.

31 Aug 2017

Government defers BSNL stake decision as Jio rocks sector: sources

NEW DELHI The government has deferred a decision on selling a stake in state-run telecoms firm Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) as falling profits and market share in the booming handphone sector dim the prospects of a successful sale, federal government officials said.

28 Aug 2017

India's "godmen" grow in clout, fill void left by state

NEW DELHI Days before his conviction on Friday for rape, Indian spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh launched a month of lavish birthday celebrations, waiting on a stage at his cult's vast compound to be greeted by politicians donating tens of thousands of dollars to his organisation.

28 Aug 2017

India's 'godmen' grow in clout, fill void left by state

NEW DELHI Days before his conviction on Friday for rape, Indian spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh launched a month of lavish birthday celebrations, waiting on a stage at his cult's vast compound to be greeted by politicians donating tens of thousands of dollars to his organisation.

25 Aug 2017

India imposes curfew as "godman" faces rape verdict

NEW DELHI, Aug 25 A northern Indian town imposed a curfew and ordered thousands of followers of a self-styled "godman" to home as he headed to court on Friday for a decision in a rape trial that has raised fears of mass unrest.

14 Aug 2017

India's retail inflation picks up for first time in four months

NEW DELHI India's annual consumer price inflation picked up in July after easing for three straight months as a decline in food prices abated, but it remained well below the central bank's central target.

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