"The area is in upper reaches of Kishtwar, not accessible by road. Jammu SDRF is on standby. The weather is inclement. One team of SDRF from Srinagar is ready to be airlifted," said VK Singh.
Former Karnataka Home Minister Bommai is a senior BJP leader and has previously handled many portfolios including Irrigation, Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislature of Karnataka in the fourth Yediyurappa ministry.
With a huge jump, India recorded 43,654 fresh coronavirus cases, which is 47 percent more than yesterday. According to the health ministry, the country's active caseload stood at 3,99,436 this morning, with active cases registering 1.27 per cent since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
At least four bodies were recovered and several are reported missing after a cloudburst in Honjar village of Kishtwar district of Jammu region in the early hours of Wednesday. However, a police control room official put the number of missing people at 28.
A horrific road accident has occurred in Barabanki, UP, in which 18 people have died and about 25 people are said to be injured. All the injured have been referred to Trauma Center in Lucknow.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has claimed that crackdown on drug smuggling and a new law governing the slaughter, consumption and transport of cattle led to violence at the border.
A meeting of all 'like-minded' Opposition parties will be held today to decide on the next course of action if the government ignores the demand on the Pegasus project issue in Parliament.
According to IMD, light intensity rain would also occur over and adjoining areas of few places of Delhi during the next two hours.
The double decker bus, en route to Bihar from Haryana, was parked on the side of the road at the time of the accident with passengers inside it.
Fuel prices have been on the rise in the country since May 4 after the assembly elections in states and union territories including West Bengal, Kerala, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.