Indian Minister Denies Looting of $14 Billion Food-Aid Program

Indian Minister Denies Looting of $14 Billion Food-Aid Program

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Children hold bowls of sprouts outside their home in the Dharavi slum area of Mumbai, India. The government will spend a record $14 billion this fiscal year on wheat, rice and other food, adding to an 82 million ton stockpile in a country where half the children and one in five adults are malnourished.