- Senior AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami takes oath as new chief minister of Tamil Nadu; to prove his majority in the Assembly on Saturday.
- Filing of nominations for second and final phase of Manipur and seventh and final phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election ends.
- Electioneering gains momentum for 3rd and 4th phase in Uttar Pradesh.
- Election Commission finds Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s bribary remark as a violation of Model Code of Conduct.
- Supreme Court asks google, yahoo and Microsoft to set up body to remove information on sex determination.
- In Pakistan, at least thirty people killed in a massive blast at a Sufi Shrine in Sindh province.
- UN Chief cautions US President Donald Trump against abandoning idea of a two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.