Role reversal: The captain & the prime minister


“It is a pity that Rahul Dravid and Dr Manmohan Singh couldn’t exchange places last week. The prime minister might have gone for the kill at the Oval, and the Indian captain might have left room for the Left to save face.

“The difference, of course, is that a Test series is little more than a sporting encounter, but the face-off between Prakash Karat and Dr Singh threatens utter paralysis in Delhi for at least the next two years…”

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