Search Results for: anita anand

23 Apr

India’s Third Gender Recognised: The Task Ahead

On April 15, India’s Supreme court, in a landmark ruling, recognised transgender people as a third gender.  In Hindi, transgenders are called hijras. Four years ago I was at a meeting on transgenders in Mumbai. I was asked if I would share a room – with a transgender.  I agreed but was somewhat anxious.  I […]

06 Dec


Mahesh Uppal was educated at St Stephens College, Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and City University, London. He was part of the research staff at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Cambridge University, Cambridge, and Sussex University at Brighton in United Kingdom. Uppal has 20 years of experience in telecommunications in its […]

Copyright © 2016 Com First All Rights Reserved