India's people are eating less now than they did two decades ago, even after record economic growth and bumper harvests. Children die. Adults linger in a nutritional purgatory. Food rots in warehouses stuffed with record crops. Politicians and criminal gangs loot billions of dollars of food aid from the system. Government ministers deny there's a problem. In a year-long investigation, Bloomberg reporters drove thousands of miles to interview the parents of children killed by hunger, a murderer-turned-whistleblower, politicians, investigators, aid workers and doctors.