Ritu Jha is a veteran journalist and founder of indica News, an online newspaper based out of California that caters to the needs of the South Asian diaspora in the US. After working as the Special Correspondent for Rediff Inc. and its newspaper India Abroad in the United States, Ritu realized the need for a platform that could highlight the achievements, issues, and needs of the South Asian community in the US. And so, started indica News – the voice of the community. Based in California for the past 10 years, Ritu has been covering not only news stories involving the Indian-American and South Asian community but has also extensively covered a variety of exclusive and breaking news stories and continues to cover in-depth stories today. She was honored with the Greater Bay Area Journalism Award in 2020.
Highlighting the achievements, issues, and needs of the South Asian community in the US.