ACJ Award for Investigative Journalism
Shyamlal Yadav and Sandeep Singh were declared winners of the Asian College of Journalism’s Award for Investigative Journalism. The winning entry titled ‘Ayodhya land deals’, published in The Indian Express newspaper in December 2021, investigates the wrongdoings of families of public officials bought land after the apex court verdict, all within a 5-km radius of the Ram temple site.
Prabhjit Singh and Arshu John were declared winners of the Asian College of Journalism’s Award for Investigative Journalism, 2020. Singh and John’s winning entry, titled‘Crime and Prejudice’, published in The Caravan Magazine in September 2020, investigates the communal riots that broke out in India’s capital city last year.
Samar Halarnkar’s story, titled ‘As Millions Try to Prove Citizenship in Assam, One Man’s Story Reveals Peril’s of Proof‘, published on IndiaSpend.org on 28 October 2017 on citizenship in Assam was chosen as the winning entry for the ACJ Awards for Investigative Journalism 2017.