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Nov 06, 2013
B'desh passes bill to tighten control on Grameen BankBangladesh has passed a bill to tighten control on Grameen Bank, triggering a controversy as its founder Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said the move would lead to the "ultimate destruction" of the microcredit lender.
Aug 13, 2012
Bangladesh Minister accuses Yunus of campaign against countryBangladeshi Finance Minister on Monday accused Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus of running a "harmful campaign" against the country.
Aug 03, 2012
Poor being deprived of their ownership of Grameen Bank: YunusNobel laureate Muhammad Yunus says Bangladesh's latest move to expand the power of the government-appointed chairman at the pioneering Grameen Bank he founded could hurt the millions of poor borrowers.
Aug 03, 2012
Bangladesh govt will destroy Grameen bank: FounderNobel laureate Muhammad Yunus says Bangladesh's latest move to expand the power of the government-appointed chairman at the pioneering Grameen Bank he founded could hurt its millions of poor borrowers
May 09, 2012
Bangladesh slams Clinton over Grameen commentsRecent comments by US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that she hopes Bangladesh's government will not interfere in internationally acclaimed microlender Grameen Bank were unwarranted.
May 06, 2012
Clinton warns against undermining Grameen BankClinton said that the micro-credit institution was a "tremendous" model for the developing world and its structure should not be tinkered with.
Jul 04, 2011
Microfinance starts to rework a future outside AndhraThe growth of credit in the micro-finance space is not that slow. According to RBI data on credit deployment by banks, micro-credit grew 16.5% to Rs 25,231 crore in May 2011.
May 12, 2011
Why SKS's Dr Akula has become Drakula for manySKS Microfinance is in the doghouse because it chose to finance the poor the capitalist way - by raising money from the market. While there is much to be said for doing it the NGO way or by becoming another Grameen Bank, for-profit microfinance should not be a no-no. It is the only quickly scalable model.