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India tipped to overtake China in Modi's first year

But there are doubts over whether a new way of calculating GDP has distorted things

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A massive increase in the government's planned spending on roads, railways and ports this year is expected to break a persistent investment logjam.

New Delhi

WHEN India releases data on Friday that is expected to show the economy growing faster than China for a second consecutive quarter, sceptics could be forgiven for asking: Why does it feel so slow?

Celebrating his first year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has