Who is Angad Singh? Emmy-nominated journalist deported from Delhi Airport to New York

Angad Singh, who produces documentaries for Vice News with a focus on Asia, was on a personal visit to India. According to his family, he was denied entry into India on August 24, 2022, and was deported to New York.
Angad Singh Journalist
Angad Singh Journalist

Angad Singh Journalist: An Emmy-nominated journalist of Indian origin who has been working with America’s Vice News was denied entry into India on August 24, 2022, and was deported to New York, as per his family. According to Angad Singh’s mother, her son has paid the price of speaking the truth and was deported because of his work as a journalist.

Angad Singh is an American Citizen who also has an Overseas of Citizen of India Card (OCI). Singh, who produces documentaries for Vice News with a focus on Asia, was on a personal visit to India. Angad Singh had produced a series of documentaries on the COVID-19 pandemic in India as well as on the farmer’s protest on the borders of the national capital against the now-repealed three farm laws.

Know more about Angad Singh, his work, personal life, and other significant details.

Who is Angad Singh?

Angad Singh, who works with America’s Vice News, made documentaries on the Shaheen Bagh protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in 2020. Singh, who produces documentaries, published a video on the delta wave in 2021 which led him to an Emmy nomination recently.

He informed via his Twitter, “Emmy nominated for our coverage on India’s deadly delta wave. What a recognition to more than a dozen brave and talented producers, reporters, camera ops, editors, and assistants that made our reporting possible.” Angad Singh also produced a video on the farm distress in India earlier in 2022.

Angad Singh: Why he is in the news?

As per the media reports, Angad Singh, who is a Vice News journalist, arrived in New Delhi at 8.30 PM on August 25, 2022, and was deported a few hours later. Singh was visiting India for a family reunion. 

As per Angad Singh's mother Gurmeet Kaur, the authorities did not give the reason but it is his award-winning journalism that scares them. She added that it is the stories that he did and the stories he is capable of, it is the love for his motherland that they can't stand. 

Angad Singh has produced a series of documentaries on the COVID-19 pandemic in India as well as on the farmers' protest on the borders of the National Capital against the now-repealed farm laws. 

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