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Kidnapping a Booming 'Industry' in Indian State

Citizens in Bihar, India, a state in the world's largest democracy, go to the polls to elect a new state government amid an outbreak of abductions so severe that kidnappings have been characterized as an industry.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.