When its founder Ajit Balakrishnan launched Rediff on the NeT, the internet was barely five months old in the country, and had a total of about 18,000 users. The Rediff.com domain was registered in India in 1996.What is Rediff website?
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. It is one of the earliest web portals and email providers in India.What did Rediff do wrong?
Early products included the email service Rediffmail 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.What happened to Rediffmail NG?
In 2010, Rediffmail NG was launched, an email service for mobile platforms. In 2012, Rediff launched its Android App for Rediff News. In April 2016, the company decided to delist from NASDAQ, citing the high cost of reporting requirements, given its financial condition. ^ "Annual Report 18-19 Rediff" (PDF).