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Ready to serve: Harris' first tweet as US Vice President

Ready to serve: Harris' first tweet as US Vice President

Rediff.com21 Jan 2021

Harris, the 49th US Vice President, will serve as the deputy of President Joe Biden, 78, who also took the oath of office, becoming the 46th US President.

Kamala Harris sworn in as America's first woman vice president

Kamala Harris sworn in as America's first woman vice president

Rediff.com20 Jan 2021

Harris, the daughter of an Indian immigrant from Chennai, scripted history by becoming the first-ever woman Vice President of the United States. She is also the first female, first Black and first South Asian American vice president.

Kamala Harris as vice president was long overdue: Biden

Kamala Harris as vice president was long overdue: Biden

Rediff.com8 Nov 2020

The 56-year-old Democratic Senator from California, who on Saturday became America's first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect, represents a new face of political power.

Meet America's new vice president: Kamala Harris

Meet America's new vice president: Kamala Harris

Rediff.com7 Nov 2020

Kamala Harris is now the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American to hold the country's second highest office, and is now in a strong position to run for the top job four years from now.

With rangoli, TN village roots for Kamala Harris' victory

With rangoli, TN village roots for Kamala Harris' victory

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

The village has been in the news since the day, Democratic candidate Joe Biden chose Kamla Harris as his running mate and vice presidential nominee.

Kamala Harris: The inspiring story of many firsts

Kamala Harris: The inspiring story of many firsts

Rediff.com12 Aug 2020

Harris is known for many firsts. She has been a county district attorney; the district attorney for San Francisco -- the first woman and first African-American and Indian-origin to be elected to the position.

Meet MacArthur Genius Sujatha Baliga

Meet MacArthur Genius Sujatha Baliga

Rediff.com1 Oct 2019

Sujatha Baliga won America's most prestigious fellowship for her work on the journey to forgiveness and restorative justice.

What marrying my gay partner in Yavatmal taught me

What marrying my gay partner in Yavatmal taught me

Rediff.com16 Jan 2018

Hrishi Satawane, who found love in Vinh from Vietnam, says "Society is more open minded than you think."

Rear view: Photos of sporting moments that made 2017 special - Part 2

Rear view: Photos of sporting moments that made 2017 special - Part 2

Rediff.com30 Dec 2017

As the countdown to 2018 starts, it's time to rewind those moments in sport that stood out this year.

12 most OUTRAGEOUS selfies ever taken

12 most OUTRAGEOUS selfies ever taken

Rediff.com4 Sep 2015

What's worse than watching someone take a million selfies?

When undead monsters took to the streets around the world

When undead monsters took to the streets around the world

Rediff.com5 Jun 2015

Rediff.com brings you images from some zombie events held in Finland, Sydney, Athens, Curitiba, Massachusetts and many other places.

Indian-American Kamala Harris announces US Senate bid

Indian-American Kamala Harris announces US Senate bid

Rediff.com14 Jan 2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris formally announced her campaign for the United States Senate on Tuesday. Her announcement came after US Senator Barbara Boxer announced that she would retire when her term ends in 2017.

Desi kids shine in US Congressman's app competition

Desi kids shine in US Congressman's app competition

Rediff.com2 Aug 2014

From developing an app that instantly alerts teachers and parents when a student is bullied in school to a one that helps airline users to track their lost baggage -- young Indian American students made their mark at the inaugural app competition organised by prominent United States Representative Mike Honda in California recently. Rediff.com/India Abroad's Ritu Jha reports.

California's first woman Attorney General Kamala Harris seeks re-election

California's first woman Attorney General Kamala Harris seeks re-election

Rediff.com28 Feb 2014

California Attorney General Kamala D Harris announced on February 12 that she would be seeking re-election to the post.

Ro Khanna challenges Honda in Silicon Valley showdown

Ro Khanna challenges Honda in Silicon Valley showdown

Rediff.com3 Apr 2013

To win the 2014 election against Congressman Honda, Khanna seems to have adopted Obama's campaign strategy and has hired a series of people who worked for the President's campaign.

US polls: Indian Americans fail to shine in California

US polls: Indian Americans fail to shine in California

Rediff.com10 Nov 2012

India Abroad's West Coast correspondent Ritu Jha reports there is nothing much to cheer about Indian Americans in the fray in California.

Bhajans, prayers to calm nerves, Sandy

Bhajans, prayers to calm nerves, Sandy

Rediff.com6 Nov 2012

The 50-odd residents at the Alameda Center for Rehabilitation and Long Term Care, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, go to bed every night at 8 pm. October 29, the day Superstorm Sandy hit, they were awake well past midnight.

'America not a safe place to live anymore'

'America not a safe place to live anymore'

Rediff.com12 May 2012

Twenty-year-old Rahul Sharma, a student in the United States, was shot in the head and killed in Fremont's Centerville neighborhood, Ritu Jha reports.

On her 16th birthday, she chose to give back

On her 16th birthday, she chose to give back

Rediff.com14 Feb 2011

On her 16th birthday, she chose to give back

On her 16th birthday, she chose to give back

On her 16th birthday, she chose to give back

Rediff.com14 Feb 2011

On her 16th birthday, she chose to give back

DLF sells 150 plots in Gurgaon for over Rs 50 cr

DLF sells 150 plots in Gurgaon for over Rs 50 cr

Rediff.com3 Dec 2010

DLF launched a 100-acre township 'Alameda' in Gurgaon. In the first phase, it released 150 plots at Rs 60,000 a sq yard with inaugural discount of 10 per cent and they were sold within a few hours of the launch.

Indian Americans run for California council seats

Indian Americans run for California council seats

Rediff.com26 Oct 2010

Three Indian-Americans are running from Union City, California in the coming November 2 election. They believe, "If you want to be the part of the community, they have to come forward and participate in the system."

Ex-employee drags Infy to California court

Ex-employee drags Infy to California court

Rediff.com27 Nov 2009

Promila Awasthi, an India-born American citizen, alleged her former bosses mocked her for observing American holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas

'Only Obama can bring about the change'

'Only Obama can bring about the change'

Rediff.com4 Nov 2008

Yogi Chugh, the President-Elect of the Indian American Forum for Political Education (IAFPE), talks about Obama and the US poll.

'Obama is equipped to handle financial crisis'

'Obama is equipped to handle financial crisis'

Rediff.com4 Nov 2008

Obama's winning will underscore that in America anything is possible. My hope is that young Indian Americans will see Obama and say, 'I can go into public service as well'. My hope is that Obama will inspire Indian Americans to see politics as something noble, as something that can make a difference in people's lives, says Ro Khanna

Zutshi Foundation to fight OTC drugs

Zutshi Foundation to fight OTC drugs

Rediff.com25 Jun 2008

A personal tragedy for Jeevan Zutshi, founder of the Indo-American Community Federation, turned into a talking point for the Unity Dinner '08 held at the Newark Fremont Hilton in California.

Calsoft to acquire 100% stake in US company

Calsoft to acquire 100% stake in US company

Rediff.com14 Nov 2007

To strengthen its enterprise offerings in the analytics and business rules management space, Chennai-based California Software will acquire a 100 per cent stake in US-based technology consulting firm International Innovations.

Missing NRI's doctor's body found

Missing NRI's doctor's body found

Rediff.com22 Dec 2005

Though the police have not ruled out foul play, family friends and relatives believe it might have been an accident.

US: Well-known Indian doctor goes missing

US: Well-known Indian doctor goes missing

Rediff.com12 Nov 2005

Both the Oakland and San Jose police are searching for Dr Zehra Attari, missing since Monday.

Phaneesh faces sex lawsuit again

Phaneesh faces sex lawsuit again

Rediff.com5 Oct 2003