The government of India withdraws the Indian Wushu team from the Summer World University Games in Chengdu, China, in order to protest against the issuance of Chinese stapled visas to three of the athletes who are from the state of Arunachal Pradesh, as the issuance of such visas is seen as an attempt by China to assert territorial claim over the state.
A glacier breaks off in Joshimath, India, in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district resulting in flash floods along the Alaknanda River and Dhauliganga River. Eighteen people are found dead and 200 more are feared dead.
Karnataka imposes a night curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. IST until January 2 due to fears of a mutant version of SARS-CoV-2 that was found in the United Kingdom. It becomes the second Indian state to do so after Maharashtra.
At least five people have been killed in an explosion at the world's largest ship breaking yard at Alang in Indian state of Gujarat.[http:--news.biharprabha.com-2014-06-5-killed-in-alang-port-shipbreaking-yard-blast-in-gujarat- (IANS via Biharprabha) ]