Indian government ministers meet for the first time as they re-examine the 1984 Bhopal disaster.
Fourteen people are killed and at least 12 others are injured by a roof collapse at a cold storage warehouse in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Gunmen ambush a convoy of paramilitary soldiers in Churachandpur, Manipur, India, killing five soldiers and two civilians.
Five people are killed in a fire at a Serum Institute of India facility in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Evacuation of approximately 800,000 people is underway as Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani heads toward the Indian state of Odisha ("formerly Orissa") and is expected to make landfall Friday with wind speeds in excess of 200 km-h (127 mph).
ISRO has successfully launched a new communications satellite for South Asia from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India.
Violent riots break out in Kaliachak, West Bengal, India, after political activist Kamlesh Tiwari allegedly insulted the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
Eleven people are sentenced to death and twenty to life sentences for their roles in the Godhra train burning in New Delhi, India.
TV channel Headlines Today alleges that some "Indian-sounding names" feature in Swiss Bank secret accounts data retrieved from a former Swiss banker by Julian Assange, spokesperson for the WikiLeaks website.
Prithviraj Chavan is appointed Chief Minister of Maharashtra in India to replace Ashok Chavan who resigned in a corruption scandal.
The Magistrate court in Bhopal, India convicts eight people, one posthumously, for their role in the Bhopal disaster industrial castastrophe 25 years ago in 1984.