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Politicking, controversies, and drama have been regular features of the Indian board elections – most notably in 2004 and 2005, when Jagmohan Dalmiya and Sharad Pawar went hammer and tongs, each trying to oust the other from the administration. In 2004 Dalmiya's candidate Ranbir Singh Mahendra beat Pawar by one vote. The next year, though, under the supervision of India's Chief Election Commissioner, Pawar beat Dalmiya by a whopping margin.
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Jan 27, 2010

Too many chiefs by half

Telford Vice: It is plausible that CSA is under government pressure to follow rugby's lead by appointing a black coach. South Africa's blip in form would be a convenient excuse to do just that

Telford Vice

Jul 19, 2008

Dalmiya in running for CAB president

News: Jagmohan Dalmiya, the former ICC and BCCI president, has filed his nomination for the election to the post of CAB president

ESPNcricinfo staff

Dec 16, 2006

Dalmiya - The decline and fall

News: A timeline of Jagmohan Dalmiya's dramatic career since September 2004

Sidharth Monga

Sep 26, 2006

Pawar and Shah retain their posts

News: Sharad Pawar and Niranjan Shah have retained their posts as President and Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sep 21, 2006

Vengsarkar set to take over as selection committee chief

News: The 2007 Indian board elections are set to be a tame affair with Sharad Pawar likely to get a second term without any opposition

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jul 31, 2006

Living to die another day

Anand Vasu: It's a sign of the times when Jagmohan Dalmiya scrapes through, just 61 votes to 57, in his own backyard, the Cricket Association of Bengal

Anand Vasu

Feb 21, 2006

Dalmiya questioned over board's finances

News: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to take a fresh look at certain financial transactions entered into by Jagmohan Dalmiya, the board's former president.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Feb 17, 2006

Today India, tomorrow the world

Article: Anand Vasu profiles Lalit Modi, India's new power broker and the ICC's enemy No. 1

Feb 1, 2006

Of money and muscle

Features: Lalit Modi and Co. are turning the game's power structure on its head. But how far is too far?

Ashok Malik

Feb 1, 2006

The need for balance

Columns: Sambit Bal on why the BCCI's new-found aggressiveness is a two-edged sword

Sambit Bal

Dec 8, 2005

Meeting decides on fresh bids for telecast rights

News: The Indian board on Thursday cancelled existing tenders for telecast rights and decided to invite fresh bids

PTI

Dec 2, 2005

'My real worry is the functioning of the board'

Interviews: Sharad Pawar had just taken over as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, and yet it was more like meeting the federal agriculture minister

Anand Vasu

Dec 1, 2005

BCCI elections - Full coverage

Match home: BCCI elections - Full coverage

Nov 30, 2005

Beyond the cosmetic

Sambit Bal: But the real question for Indian cricket is whether the new regime will be, or can be, any different

Sambit Bal

Nov 30, 2005

Pawar's checklist

News: The manner in which Pawar and his team won, overwhelmingly and with support from members of all zones, has meant that they are in a strong position to get stuck into the tasks on hand

Anand Vasu in Kolkata

Nov 29, 2005

Pawar is the Indian board's new president

News: Sharad Pawar, federal agriculture minister, is the Indian board's new president. In Kolkata today he defeated the incumbent Ranbir Singh Mahendra by a 20-11 margin at the 76th Annual General Meeting of the BCCI

ESPNcricinfo staff

Nov 29, 2005

Three changes in selection committee

News: The newly-elected Indian Cricket Board today made three changes in the senior selection committee headed by Kiran More

PTI

Nov 29, 2005

Pawar will focus on infrastructure

News: Sharad Pawar, the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, said in his first press conference in the post that his team would be focusing on the development of infrastructure as a priority

Anand Vasu in Kolkata

Nov 29, 2005

Pawar - the man

News: A profile of Sharad Pawar, the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India

SK Sham

Nov 29, 2005

Gone but far from forgotten

News: It's hard to believe that Dalmiya, who is now merely the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal, will fade away into the sunset says Anand Vasu

Anand Vasu in Kolkata
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