Actress and former beauty queen Dia Mirza, who is set for her wedding to long time beau Sahil Sangha at a ceremony here later this week, missed her chance to cast her vote in the Maharashtra assembly elections Wednesday. She says had it not been for her D-Day, she wouldn't have skipped voting.
The Hong Kong Law Society has sent a strong rebuke to Beijing after it passed a vote of no confidence in its own president, who backed a controversial white paper reaffirming China`s control over the city.
Hong Kong citizens cast their ballots in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform today, with booths opening across the territory after an online poll that enraged Beijing and stunned organisers with a huge response of more than 500,000 votes.
Millions of Afghans turned out to vote today in a presidential run-off election despite Taliban threats and violence that killed nearly 50 people ahead of the withdrawal of NATO troops later this year.
The United States piled the pressure on Russia Wednesday over its actions in Ukraine, where the authorities are mobilising tens of thousands of police for a presidential vote in the face of a bloody insurgency gripping the east.