• The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has granted its approval to the Election Commission of India to ink agreement with Papua New Guinea Electoral Commission and Independent High Authority for Elections of Tunisia. The cabinet has also approved agreements between India and Brazil in the field of mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, cooperation in the field of early childhood care, oil and natural gas, and Geology and Mineral Resources.
  • Andhra Pradesh (AP) cabinet has adopted a resolution to abolition the legislative council, which the government feels is a major hurdle for passing crucial bills. This cabinet chaired by the chief minister (CM) YS Jaganmohan Reddy.