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Manoj Sinha

Manoj Sinha is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Ghazipur in eastern Uttar Pradesh. He is widely cited in the media to be a strong contender for the chief minister’s post in the state, after the results of BJP winning 312 out of 403 assembly seats was declared. Sinha was given the independent Communications portfolio in addition to the railways portfolio after he is said to have impressed the prime minister with his work. He is a passout from BHU in Varanasi and he is amiable to party workers and colleagues. Sinha belongs to the upper-caste ‘Bhumihar’ community.


J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha rules out cut in honorarium

October 20, 2020 2:34 am

The Rural Development Department had earlier clarified that irrespective of the omission of Section 10, the PRIs will continue to be paid their honorarium.

Rs 1,350-cr J&K package, 5% interest grant for all borrowers

September 20, 2020 2:58 am

Sinha also announced 50% waiver for one year on fixed-demand charges for industrial and commercial consumers, extension till December 31 for filing of GST reimbursement claims, and exemption of stamp duty up to March 2021 for all borrowers.

J&K LG announces Rs 1,350 cr economic package: 50% discount in electricity, water bills

September 19, 2020 2:28 pm

J&K L-G Manoj Sinha said, "We have decided to give 5 per cent interest subvention to every borrower from the business community, without any conditions for six months in the current financial year."

Justice will be served: J&K L-G on probe into Shopian encounter

September 15, 2020 10:52 am

The J&K Police is investigating an allegation that three youths killed by the Army in the encounter on July 18 were labourers from Rajouri. IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar had earlier said the probe would also look into whether the three had militant links.

Regional discrimination will not be tolerated in J&K: LG Manoj Sinha

September 14, 2020 8:18 pm

Sinha also assured that justice will be done for the families of the three youths from Rajouri who are believed to have been killed in an alleged fake encounter.

‘Step to gain trust’: J&K L-G launches grievance redressal portal

September 12, 2020 2:15 am

The Jammu and Kashmir Integrated Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (JK-IGRAMS) is being launched on pilot basis for Jammu, Srinagar, and Reasi districts. It will be rolled out in the remaining districts by October 2, the L-G said.

J&K L-G urges timely completion of Katra-Banihal railway line

August 23, 2020 5:55 am

The Katra-Banihal section will have the world’s highest railway bridge on the Chenab river at a height of 359 metres, as well as the country’s first cable-stayed railway bridge in Reasi district.

New era of normalcy begun due to Aug 2019 changes, says J&K L-G

August 15, 2020 4:24 am

Pointing out that the Union government took “not one or two, but 50 historic decisions to transform the face of the region” after the Constitutional change in August 2019, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that a new era of normalcy and development has begun due to the changes effected last year.

J&K L-G Manoj Sinha assures civic body members better security after attacks

August 13, 2020 1:57 am

In the wake of recent attacks on sarpanches in Kashmir, the newly appointed Lieutenant Governor said their security arrangements will be reviewed again since their safety is the responsibility of the government.

J&K: Manoj Sinha takes oath, says return of peace, development his mission

August 08, 2020 2:40 am

While most mainstream political leaders from J&K stayed away from the oath ceremony, leaders of the Centre-backed Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party— Ghulam Hassan Mir, Mohammad Ashraf Mir and Zaffar Manhas— were present.


Railway Budget prepared considering commuters' requirements: MoS Railways

February 25, 2016 4:10 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Indian Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that this year's Railway Budget would transform the Indian Railways. He said that they have prepared the budget considering the common man and common commuters' requirements. Sinha said cleanliness was another aspect that is being looked into by the railways. He further said that the wi-fi facility that has been proposed about in the Rail Budget has already been stationed on 11 stations and the railways are aiming to install wifi in 100 railway stations. Lauding the efforts of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, Sinha said that Indian Railways would make the necessary progress by 2020.

Railway Budget 2016 will transform railways: Manoj Sinha

February 25, 2016 6:47 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Before the announcement of Rail budget 2016-17, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said this Rail budget will act as a transforming budget for the Indian Railways. He added that this budget has been prepared keeping in view the needs of common man.