| G. C. Saxena, J&K Governor, promulgates J&K Disturbed Areas Act, 1990, declaring several districts as disturbed area.
| Union Ministers Arun Nehru, Arif Mohammed Khan and Satpal Malik submitted their resignation in protest against O.P.Chautala's taking over as CM of Haryana.
| O.P.Chautala resigns following directive from JD.
| Following the end of six months Governor's rule, President's rule imposed in J&K.
| Tamil Nadu Bandh organised by Tamil Nadu Government to protest against the killing of Tamils in Sri Lanka passes off peacefully.
| Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Indian Prime Minister and Gorbachev sign joint declaration committing their countries to building a nuclear-free and non-violent world in the first Indian-Soviet summit in the post-Gorbachev Soviet Union in Moscow.