Top news: Activist Bindu Ammini attacked with pepper spray on her way to Sabarimala
Activist Bindu Ammini was on Tuesday attacked with pepper spray as she, along with Trupti Desai and three others, reached Kochi to trek to the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple. Ammini was one of the two women who had entered the hilltop shrine last year.
The Supreme Court will on Tuesday decide on the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress plea for an immediate floor test in Maharashtra. On Monday, leaders and MLAs of the the three parties gathered at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Mumbai in an apparent show of strength, ANI reported. A banner placed behind the MLAs’ seats read, “We are 162”, implying that the number of MLAs present was 162, well above the Maharashtra Assembly’s majority mark of 145.