Manoj Sinha: News
Manoj Sinha is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician, three-time Lok Sabha Member of Parliament, and Lt Governor of the Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory. Sinha did BTech and MTech from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, earlier called Institute of Technology, BHU. He was an ABVP student leader and the President of Banaras Hindu University Students Union in 1982. Sinha was a member of the BJP National Council from 1989 to 1996. He successfully contested the 1996 Lok Sabha elections from Ghazipur constituency in Uttar Pradesh and became MP for the first time. In 1999, he was re-elected and served a full term till 2004. Sinha was elected to the Lok Sabha for a third term in 2014 when BJP swept the country in the General Elections held that year. He served as Minister of State (MoS) for Railways from 2014 to 2019 and MoS (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Communications from 2016 to 2019. He lost from Ghazipur in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Sinha was appointed as the Lt. Governor of the Jammu & Kashmir UT in August 2020.
02 Jan 2023Jammu And Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir: 4 persons killed in Rajouri terror attack
Four persons were killed and nine others injured after suspected terrorists stormed into their houses and opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
04 Oct 2022Jammu And Kashmir
J&K DGP Prisons murdered with ketchup bottle, domestic help nabbed
The Jammu and Kashmir Police has nabbed the prime accused in the alleged murder of J&K Director General of Police (DGP), Prisons Department, Hemant Lohia—his domestic help, Yasir Ahmed.
20 Sep 2022Srinagar
J&K: After 30 years, Kashmir gets first multiplex in Srinagar
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday inaugurated a multiplex in Srinagar, ending the Kashmir Valley's three-decade-long wait for a cinema screen.
15 Sep 2022Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 5 dead in second bus accident in 24 hours
A horrifying bus accident in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir led to the death of five people on Thursday.
14 Sep 2022Jammu And Kashmir
11 dead, 27 injured in bus accident in J&K's Poonch
In a horrifying incident, 11 people died and 27 were injured after a bus plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir.
26 Jul 2022Indian Army
Kargil Vijay Diwas: India pays tribute to 1999 war heroes
Commemorating 23 years of the Kargil Vijay Diwas on Tuesday, the Indian Army paid rich tributes to the soldiers who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan at Ladakh's Drass War Memorial.
03 Jun 2022Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah to chair critical meeting on Kashmir
The Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to chair a security meeting on Friday regarding the evolving scenario in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
21 May 2022Jammu And Kashmir
J&K tunnel collapse: 10 bodies retrieved; negligence case registered
The death toll from the under-construction tunnel collapse in Jammu and Kashmir Ramban district rose to 10 on Saturday.
16 May 2022Jammu And Kashmir
'Leave or face death': Terrorists threaten Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama
Terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Islam has issued a threat letter to Kashmiri Pandits living in the Hawal Transit Accommodation in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district.
24 Apr 2022Narendra Modi
'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi
Democracy has reached the grassroots level in Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday while marking the National Panchayati Raj Day in Jammu's Palli.
05 Apr 2022Jammu And Kashmir
Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian
A Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district Monday evening after terrorists opened fire at him.
02 Jan 2022Jammu And Kashmir
Vaishno Devi stampede: J&K probe panel's report in 7 days
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant-General Manoj Sinha has formed a three-member panel to investigate Saturday's stampede at the Mata Vaishno Devi temple.
01 Jan 2022Narendra Modi
12 dead, several injured in stampede at Vaishno Devi temple
A stampede occurred at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, killing twelve people and injuring over a dozen others.
23 Oct 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Amit Shah begins 3-day J&K visit amid tight security
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday arrived in Srinagar to begin a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
08 Oct 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Civilian killings: PDP demands J&K L-G's resignation; says 'situation alarming'
Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday demanded the resignation of J&K's Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha over the recent killings of civilians by terrorists.
27 Sep 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Bike rally aimed at promoting tourism flagged off in Jammu
Sixty motorcyclists started from the scenic Jammu Tawi Golf Course (JTGC) to Basohli in Kathua district as part of a rally aimed at promoting tourism in the Jammu division, officials said.
22 Sep 2021Jammu And Kashmir
J&K administration dismisses 4 employees, 2 cops over 'terror links'
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday dismissed six government employees over their alleged links to terror groups.
20 Aug 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Apni Party leader shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam
Terrorists on Thursday shot dead an Apni Party leader in Kulgam, the third fatal attack on mainstream politicians in Jammu and Kashmir in two weeks, even as police said they have no record of Ghulam Hassan Lone's political affiliation.
06 Aug 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Aamir on launch of J&K's Film Policy: Moment of happiness
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has said the Jammu & Kashmir's Film Policy 2021, launched by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, will facilitate the shooting of movies in the Valley known for its beautiful locales.
01 Jun 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Six-year-old's video about 'too much' homework catches J&K LG's attention
A six-year-old girl's video message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining of a huge burden of homework through online education triggered a policy change in Jammu and Kashmir to lighten the pressure on school kids.
01 Apr 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams to build temple in J&K
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday approved a proposal to allot nearly 25 hectares of land on lease basis for a period of 40 years to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) to build a temple and its allied infrastructures in the union territory.
19 Sep 2020Jammu And Kashmir
J&K economic package: 50% discount in water, electricity bills
Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Saturday unveiled a Rs. 1,350 crore economic package for the Union Territory.
19 Sep 2020Twitter
Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K
Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers.
07 Aug 2020Supreme Court Of India
GC Murmu, J&K's former L-G, becomes Comptroller And Auditor General
Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned as Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General and will succeed incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi, who turns 65 tomorrow.
06 Aug 2020Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post
On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.
19 Jun 2019India
Several DU colleges increase annual fee for UG courses
According to media reports, several colleges affiliated to the Delhi University (DU) have revised their fee structure for the undergraduate courses.
11 Jun 2019Delhi University
DU Admissions: Uniform 1% cut-off relaxation for female students
Delhi University (DU) will provide a uniform relaxation of 1% in the cut-off to all female students seeking admission from this academic year.
23 Dec 2018Ravi Shankar Prasad
#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly
Just days back, a political row had erupted over a government order that gave sweeping powers of surveillance to 10 Central agencies.
20 Oct 2018Narendra Modi
#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing
At least 60 were killed and 77 injured after a train mowed people reveling in Dussehra celebrations near Amritsar on Friday.
16 Aug 2018India
Smart Cities: You'll soon get free Wi-Fi in Delhi
Parts of the national capital are slated to get free Wi-Fi and high-speed broadband connections soon, following the launch of a slew of smart city projects by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
26 Jul 2018Bharti Airtel
Villages adopted by MPs to get free Wi-Fi: Minister
The government will provide free Wi-Fi to villages adopted by MPs under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Junior Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said yesterday.
12 Jul 2018India
BSNL launches India's first without-SIM internet telephony service
Returning to the fray, state-run telecom operator BSNL announced the launch of India's first general internet telephony service that will allow users to call any number in India without a SIM card.
11 Jul 2018India
BSNL launches 'Wings', India's first mobile-app allowing Internet telephony service
BSNL customers will now be able to make calls using the company's mobile app "Wings" to any phone number in the country.
04 Jul 2018India
Ericsson sets up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi
Giving Narendra Modi's 5G dream a big push, Swedish Telecommunications Company Ericsson has set up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi.
07 Jun 2018Uttar Pradesh
BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements
Senior BJP leaders embarked on a mission to reach out to the voters in Uttar Pradesh and inform them about the work done by the Narendra Modi-led government in last four years.
18 May 2018Mumbai
No proposal to merge MTNL and BSNL: Telecom Minister
There is no proposal to merge telecom companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL), Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a conference today.
17 Apr 2018India
Indian Mobile Congress 2018 starts from October 25 in Delhi
India will host its second Mobile Congress event between October 25-27 in New Delhi, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said at a curtain raiser event of Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) 2018.
08 Mar 2018India
Two-thirds of India's population yet to come online: Telecom Minister
According to Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, over two-thirds of India's population is yet to come online, despite the fact that the country is the second largest consumer of the internet in the world.
13 Nov 2017Bharti Airtel
BharatNet second phase launched: Jio pays highest fee
The government launched BharatNet's phase II to provide high-speed broadband connections to all panchayats by 2019-end.
15 Jul 2017Bharti Airtel
Indian Broadband War: BSNL launches 1Gbps broadband to counter rivals
With Airtel and ACT Fibernet providing ultra-fast fiber optic broadband services and Reliance Jio testing JioFiber, a FTTH (fiber to the home) broadband war has begun.