India orders diplomatic repercussions against the United States over the arrest and alleged maltreatment of the consul Devyani Khobragade in New York City.
India reports a record 103,558 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, thereby making it the second country after the United States to report more than 100,000 new cases in a single day.
India surpasses Brazil as the country with the second-most cases in the world, behind the United States. India reported 90,802 cases in the past 24 hours and 1,016 deaths, recording the single largest increase of cases in the world in almost a month.
A group of United States mayors forms ""Mayors Against Discrimination"" in the wake of recent discriminatory laws enacted in North Carolina and Mississippi against LBGT individuals. The founding members are city leaders from Honolulu, New York City, Philadelphia, Portland, Oakland, San Francisco, Sante Fe, Seattle, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.
Christopher Coke, sent to United States territory by Jamaica, pleads not guilty to United States charges of drug smuggling at a federal court in New York and, in his first public comments since August, says he took the decision to be extradited "in the best interest of my family, the community of western Kingston and in particular the people of Tivoli Gardens and above all Jamaica".