ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

ShimlaSubscribe to Shimla

From Feudalism to State Developmentalism

Himachal Pradesh is often held out to be a model case of development, moving from the bottom of economic and human development indices to the top of the tables in the course of its post-independence existence. This article traces the nature of its pre-independence political economy and the social structures that sustained it and then describes the manner in which changes occurred in the post-independence phase. It marks out the successes as well as flags the continuing areas of concern.

Gender, Culture and Space in the Shimla Mall

The 'mall' in Shimla has imparted to the town a distinct identity, its own identity, too has been shaped over time. Though a colonial ambience persists, it has managed to transgress colonial boundaries, and today reflects more modern sensations and perceptions. For women especially, it is a place not merely for shopping but a forum to seek their own identity.
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