News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Jul 26, 2019, 06:59 PM IST

BS Yeddyurappa. Photograph:(PTI)

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Top developments of the day

Yediyurappa was administered oath by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. He will have to prove the majority of his government in state Assembly by July 31.

After protesters lay siege to Hong Kong's airport chanting ant-China slogans, China's foreign ministry said Hong Kong belongs to China and it will not allow foreign forces to interfere.

Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from United States President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged US rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference.

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and several states on a plea seeking proper implementation of the court's 2018 judgement laying down guidelines to prevent mob lynching.

As many as 17 opposition members have written to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu raising serious concerns over how the Central government is "hurriedly" passing legislation without any scrutiny by the Standing or Select Committees of Parliament.