— Late Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra’s family including daughter Upasana joins BJP in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
— Blue Whale Game: Youth attempts suicide in Anandpur of Keonjhar dist, admitted to hospital.
— Former Vice-President Hamid Ansari attends Right to Information convention in Bhubaneswar.
— Rahul Gandhi to take over as Congress president, confirms party chief Sonia Gandhi.
— UP: Mughalsarai railway station renamed after Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.
— Bihar: PM Modi attends the Centenary Celebrations of Patna University; announces fund of Rs 10,000 to 10 private, public universities over 5 years.
— Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT releases three sketches.
— PM Modi lays foundation Stone of projects under Namami Gange programme.
— 5 accused of carrying beef thrashed near Delhi, case registered against them.
— North Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-South Korea drill.