The heightened levels of tensions are seen as unheard in recent times. A violent clash between the two countries on 15 June, left 20 dead on the Indian side and unknown number of Chinese casualties.
The largest democracy in the world with 1.4 billion people has been recording the world's biggest daily increases in coronavirus cases for almost a month.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to share his condolences via Twitter, saying he was lucky to have Pranab Mukherjee's guidance since he took office.
On Friday according to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) Ex Director General of Police Sumedh Singh Saini has further dug himself a hole in Section 302 of the IPC in the case of disappearance of a former CITCO employee, Balwant Singh Multani.
Well renowned and celebrated Urdu poet Rahat Indori, whose poetry touched the hearts of Indians in India and outside of India died on Tuesday.
Ex Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who tested positive for Covid-19 was admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi underwent a “life-saving surgery".