Indian National Congress won legislative assembly election of Indian state Karnataka with clear majority.
Police raid the Delhi and Gurgaon offices of Twitter's Indian branch to search for an alleged toolkit used by the oppositional Indian National Congress to allegedly spread misinformation about the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India, kill nine people who protested against Vedanta Resources' copper smelter operation, alleging that it is a major source of pollution and a risk to fisheries. State Minister D. Jayakumar says that it was "unavoidable" that the people were shot. National Congress opposition leader Rahul Gandhi calls the killings "state sponsored terrorism".