In a surprise result, it was announced on 3 December that Venezuelan voters have rejected the 69 reforms to the national Constitution proposed by President Hugo Chávez and the National Assembly.
The government must initiate purposive and comprehensive affirmative
action for Muslims if it is serious about implementing the Sachar
West Bengal's left front government has earned yet more embarrassment
for itself after Nandigram by throwing Bangladeshi writer Taslima
Nasreen out of Kolkata.