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India tops 'modern slavery' index worldwide

India has the highest number of people living in conditions of slavery, according to a new index ranking 162 countries.

The report says nearly 30 million people around the world are living as slaves, with India topping the list at 14 million.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

  • 17 Oct 2013
  • From the section Asia