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Watch | Aaj Tak Journalist Claims He Was Fired for Tweets Critical of Modi

Shyam Meera Singh had been working at the online edition of the Aaj Tak news channel since December 2020.

Shyam Meera Singh, a journalist working for India Today Group’s Aaj Tak news channel, has claimed that he was terminated from employment for posting tweets critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His employers have said he was in violation of the Group’s social media policy.

Shyam Meera Singh had been working at the online edition of the Aaj Tak news channel since December 2020.

The Wire caught up with Singh to find out why he was shown the door and what the alleged controversy surrounding his tweets is.