Pace of Development: The Bullet Train Argument

India’s on track to get its first bullet train after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe laid the foundation for a high-speed train network between Mumbai and Ahmedabad on the 14th of September. The Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail (MAHSR) project launched in Sabarmati will cost nearly Rs 1 lakh crore with 88,000…… Continue reading Pace of Development: The Bullet Train Argument


Economy of Terrorism: Part 1

In a previous article, I wrote about the economic effects a terror attack may have on a country (https://ananayawrites.wordpress.com/2017/06/18/how-does-a-terror-attack-affect-the-economy/). However, to orchestrate such devastating attacks also requires a great of resources and their procuration, channeling and use, forming the economy of terrorism. An economy is a local, regional or national system of producers, distributors, and…… Continue reading Economy of Terrorism: Part 1