All stories by Ritu Jha
Sikh leaders submit memo against SFJ to US governmentRediff.com15 Jul 2015
The 8-member team headed by Manjit Singh GK, president, DSGMC, met Eileen O' Connor, deputy assistant secretary.
Invest in India and Make in Maharashtra: FadnavisRediff.com2 Jul 2015
'People are more interested in India now than ever before.'
South Asians welcome US Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriagesRediff.com28 Jun 2015
Indian-American elected officials, civil rights organisations and queers welcome the United States Supreme Court historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide for all Americans on Friday.
#Lovewins: Indian-Americans applaud same-sex marriage rulingRediff.com27 Jun 2015
Indian Americans and the larger Asian American community praised the United State Supreme Court ruling that provided same-sex couples the right to marry.
Jaitley talks tough on black money, sells India storyRediff.com24 Jun 2015
'I think investors see a lot of positives happening in India now.'
India has to sustain high growth rates: JaitleyRediff.com23 Jun 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that it is imperative to maintain high growth rates.
May start doing yoga again, says Jaitley at San Francisco eventRediff.com22 Jun 2015
Joining thousands at San Francisco's Marina Green Park, the finance minister spoke of the advantages of practising yoga and thanked those who helped in making the event a success.
Silicon Valley to honour Jaitley; discuss some contentious issuesRediff.com13 Jun 2015
His 7-day long trip to the United States starts on June 17.
'TiECon has once again become relevant to entrepreneurs'Rediff.com3 Jun 2015
Ritu Jha/Rediff.com reports from California on the largest TieCon ever.
Indian start-ups get ready to conquer the worldRediff.com3 Jun 2015
'Some of these companies are India focused, some are overseas focused and some companies are focused on both.' Ritu Jha/Rediff.com reports from California.
Tesla's Gigafactory promises to change the worldRediff.com2 Jun 2015
The Powerwall 'will be great for India where there is a scarcity of electricity. The sun is there pretty much all day and there is no real good way to store its energy,' Tesla CIO Jay Vijayan tells Ritu Jha/Rediff.com.
California congressmen petition Kerry on Sikh man's fight for justiceRediff.com2 Jun 2015
Over 250 people participated in a rally to support 82-year-old California resident Surat Singh Khalsa, who has been on a hunger strike in India demanding the release of political prisoners. Ritu Jha/Rediff.com reports from California.
Make H1B problem-free, pleads Nasscom chiefRediff.com20 May 2015
High visa processing fees, social security issues and the decision by Administrative Appeals Office to reapply for H1B on location change make life tougher for highly skilled professionals from India, Nasscom chief BVR Mohan Reddy tells Ritu Jha/Rediff.com
Did missing Indian student drown in Nebraska creek?Rediff.com14 May 2015
Authorities believe that Anwesha Dey, a 30-year-old doctoral student from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who went missing on May 3, may have fallen into the creek.
Kamala Harris aide arrested for running fake police forceRediff.com8 May 2015
Brandon Kiel, the deputy director of community affairs for California's Justice Department, which Kamala Harris heads, is currently on administrative leave as he faces charges of impersonating a police officer. Ritu Jha reports
Indian government responsible for 1984 riots: California assemblyRediff.com20 Apr 2015
'The resolution is the first time that any state, nation or investigative body has declared that the Indian government was responsible for the 1984 genocide of Sikhs.'
Desi cop arrested in California for drug traffickingRediff.com16 Apr 2015
Police officer Harminder Phagura is busted for aiding a 'friend' in carrying out cocaine deals.
Desi 'Bombshell Bandit' sentenced for 66 monthsRediff.com8 Apr 2015
Sandeep Kaur had pleaded guilty to four counts of bank robberies earlier this year. Ritu Jha/Rediff.com reports from California.
Indian dental student shot dead in USRediff.com12 Mar 2015
According to Albany police, 37-year-old Randhir Kaur died of single gunshot wound.
From Delhi to California... 'Kejriwal, Kejriwal'Rediff.com10 Feb 2015
AAP NRI supporters celebrated after trends showed that the party was set to sweep Delhi.