Main page as of 24 July 2009
|Type of business||Public company|
Type of site
|Key people||Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman and CEO|
|Revenue||INR481 million (2019)|
|Net income||INR26 million (2019)|
|Employees||316 (Dec 2009)|
|Launched||February 8, 1997|
Rediff.com is an Indian news, information, entertainment and shopping web portal. It was founded in 1996. It is headquartered in Mumbai, with offices in Bangalore, New Delhi and New York City.
As of 2009 it had more than 300 employees.
The Rediff.com domain was registered in India in 1996. Early products included the email service Rediffmail[better source needed] and Rediff Shopping, an online marketplace selling electronics and peripherals.
In 2001, Rediff.com was alleged to be in violation of the Securities Act of 1933 for filing a materially false prospectus in relation to an IPO of its American depositary shares. The case was resolved by settlement in 2009.
In 2007, Rediff iShare, a multimedia platform, was released. In 2010, Rediffmail NG was launched, an email service for mobile platforms. In 2012, Rediff launched its Android App for Rediff News.[better source needed]