• Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed Delhi’s new Lieutenant Governor.
• Kashmiri TV artist Ambreen Bhat shot dead by terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir’s Budgam, a day after terrorists shot dead a police constable in Srinagar.
• Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik sentenced to life imprisonment in terror funding case.
• Supreme Court directs all police forces to treat sex workers with dignity and not to abuse them.
• Bollywood Star Shahrukh Khan’s son Aryan and five others given clean chit by NCB in drugs-on-cruise case.
• Geetanjali Shree wins the International Booker Prize for her novel, Tomb of Sand, originally written in Hindi.
• Seven soldiers killed as vehicle carrying them falls into gorge near Shyok river in Ladakh.
• Filmmaker Shaunak Sen’s documentary ‘All That Breaths’ wins the L’Oeil d’or (The Golden Eye Award) at Cannes Film Festival.
• DGCA imposes Rs. Five lakh fine on IndiGo for denying boarding to specially abled child at Ranchi airport.
• Popular Punjabi singer-rapper and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead while travelling in Mansa district of the State.