Russian Prime Minister suspends Sports Minister Yury Nagornykh named in doping report.
- Supreme Court asks Rahul Gandhi to express regret for defamatory remarks on RSS or face trial; Party says Congress Vice President not to apologize.
- Prime Minister Narendera Modi asks party MPs to work hard to raise the level of debate in the Parliament; Party to organise week long Tiranga Yatra beginning 15th August.
- Centre rejects allegation of destabilizing the non-BJP ruled States; Home Minister says internal differences within Congress responsible for political developments in Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
- Government detects undisclosed income of 44 thousand crore rupees from domestic and foreign sources in last two financial years.
- Finance Minister says over eight thousand willful defaulters owed banks around 76,000 crore rupees; A Joint Parliamentary Committee looking into bill related to debt recovery.
- Philippines rejects Beijing conditions for talks over South China Sea.