Staff Writer

Staff Writer

The PinkCity Post is Jaipur's only digital newspaper in English. We extensively cover local communities, Jaipur tourism, real estate, education, politics and much more. The site is edited by Nitesh Kumar Sharma who has nine years of experience working with a national daily in Jaipur. Email a story to Nitesh: editor@pinkcitypost.com

Stories by Staff Writer

State

Second phase of Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra to now begin in Jodhpur from Aug 24

While BJP leaders argued that the yatra got rescheduled due to the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, sources said the party was not willing to take out the tour in Bharatpur as Gurjar have warned of an agitation. They had in fact blocked a national highway passing through Sawai Madhopur for more than 21 hours to prevent chief minister Raje from reaching Bharatpur.

State

Rajasthan high court asks BJP government to submit details of Gaurav Yatra expenditures

The matter came up for hearing two days after the government submitted its response. The government was asked to submit an affidavit by August 20.

State

ACB constable Praveen Rathore arrested in IB officer Chetan Prakash murder case

Praveen was close to Chetan Prakash’s wife Anita Meena. She told Praveen about her husband’s movements on the day of his murder on February 14, police officials said.

State

Congress’s Sankalp rallies in Rajasthan from August 24

After the road show conducted by Congress president Gandhi in Jaipur nearly a week ago, Congress has planned to hold roadshows in all divisions of Rajasthan. Congress leaders will first interact with people during the roadshow and then hold public meetings.

City Reports

Jaipur: Massive fire breaks out in Johari Bazaar, 5 showrooms gutted

The incident occurred in Kanota Market near Mani Ram Ji Ki Kothi. The fire started in one of the saree showrooms of the building due to short circuit.

State

4 pilgrims returning from Khatu Shyam Ji die in accident on NH-8 near Kotputali

The deceased have been identified as Parmanand Mahajan (64), Mamchand Bharadwaj (65), Pawan Mahajan (56) and Harishchandra Mahajan, who were the resident of Gurgaon and went to visit Khatushyam Ji temple in Rajasthan.

City Reports

Two friends from Jaipur drown in Bisalpur Dam in Tonk

The deceased men have been identified as 34-year-old Rahul Saini, a resident of Pratap Nagar in Jaipur and Ankush Sharma (24) who belonged to Amit Nagar at Mansarovar in Jaipur. They used to work in Sanga Motor Agency and were friends.

City Reports

Jaipur Airport: 75 jewellers quizzed in connection with seizure of gold and silver worth Rs 76 Crore

The seizure can unearth a big scam if proper documents and records – proving origin of the valuables - were not found in possession of the jewellers.