Breaking News LIVE: SC ends CoA panel running AIFF over FIFA suspension
The Supreme Court on Monday terminated the Committee of Trustees (CoA), the panel appointed by the Supreme Court last year to lead the Football Federation of India (AIFF), a week after the International Football Federation (FIFA) suspended the AIFF. The SC added that it hopes the termination of the CoA will help facilitate the revocation of FIFA’s ban on the AIFF.
Dozens of farmers are demonstrating at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on Monday against several issues including unemployment and pending grievances. Delhi Police have tightened border security at Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri due to the ‘mahapanchayat’ called by agricultural bodies. Earlier in the day, peasant leader Rakesh Tikait, on his way to Jantar Mantar, was arrested by police officers at the Ghazipur border and then taken to Madhu Vihar police station.
India reported 9,531 new Covid cases on Monday, taking the country’s coronavirus caseload to 44,348,960. With 39 new deaths, 10 of them reconciled by Kerala, India’s Covid-19 toll reached 527,368 The national tally of cured Covid cases now stands at 43,723,944 after 11,726 people recovered from coronavirus infection.
Top executives from the Indian branches of Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix and Microsoft will testify on Tuesday before a parliamentary panel examining anti-competitive practices in the digital space, committee chairman Jayant Sinha said. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance has looked into various aspects of market competition, particularly with respect to tech majors.