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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.


Viral video of 5-yr-old has an impact: J&K cuts down online classes

June 02, 2021 6:38 pm

In a short video posted on Twitter that went viral, the girl has appealed to the Prime Minister to ease the burden of homework on school kids. The cute video moved Sinha who described it as a "very adorable complaint".

J&K L-G meets DDC members, assures to look into demands

March 13, 2021 7:28 am

“I can say that the Lt Governor sahib and the chairpersons of the DDC were on the same page,” said Bari Andrabi, chairperson of Pulwama DDC.

Jammu and Kashmir: DDC members to meet L-G, resign if demands not met

March 11, 2021 3:47 am

Jammu DDC chairperson Bharat Bhushan said the decision to call off the agitation was taken following an assurance by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha to take a decision in the matter after consultation with them.

Without a political govt, people in J&K use 'L-G Mulaqat' window to raise issues, get solution

February 26, 2021 7:41 am

Without a political government, and even with the District Development Councils now in place, residents are turning to the administration’s grievance portal for everyday concerns as well as policy issues.

L-G Manoj Sinha: Those seeking early J&K polls should cooperate on delimitation

February 23, 2021 2:10 am

“Once the Delimitation Commission’s work ends, the Election Commission will assess the situation and announce the dates for polls,’’ he said.

Amid farmers’ stir, J&K L-G says social media being used to generate social conflict

February 12, 2021 10:11 pm

The role of social media has come under the scanner in the midst of the ongoing farmers’ protest on Delhi’s borders, with the Centre asking Twitter to take down handles that it claims are peddling misinformation and propaganda.

Development has changed narrative around J&K: Guv Manoj Sinha

February 07, 2021 4:22 am

Giving the keynote address at the Harvard US-India Initiative (HUII) Annual Conference via video-conference, Sinha said, “Development has replaced terror that our neighbor has been relentlessly exporting,” he added.

J&K L-G interacts with applicants to resolve problems

January 27, 2021 8:58 pm

During the two-hour programme, J-K Governor Manoj Sinha interacted with 22 applicants, randomly selected from across the UT, through videoconferencing and addressed problems they face.

J&K: Heavy snowfall declared state-specific natural calamity

January 11, 2021 4:36 am

Taking cognizance of media reports, social media posts and grievances received from the public, the Lt Governor asked the administration to identify gaps and take immediate measures to fill them to redress the issues faced by the people.

Looking into facts of Srinagar gunfight that killed 3, says J&K L-G

January 08, 2021 7:41 am

The L-G's comments come days after the families of the three youths killed in Lawaypora in the early hours of December 30 alleged that the incident was a “staged gunfight” and that their children were innocent.


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.