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Deccan Grameena Bank now called Telangana Grameena Bank: RBI

The Reserve Bank Thursday said the name of Deccan Grameena Bank has been changed to Telangana Grameena Bank.

Bangladesh passes bill to tighten control on Grameen Bank

Bangladesh 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.

Bangladesh govt orders legal action against Muhammad Yunus

Government ordered legal action against Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, for claiming tax exemption for income from foreign sources, misuse of power and violating foreign travel regulations.

Govt-appointed chairman of Bangladesh`s Grameen Bank quits

The Chairman of Bangladesh`s Grameen Bank Khondaker Muzammel Huq, who replaced Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus as the head of the pioneering micro lending agency, has quit.

Bangladesh opposition joins protests over Grameen`s proposed split

Bangladesh`s main opposition party BNP has joined growing protests at home and abroad against a proposed split of Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank, two years after its iconic founder Muhammad Yunus was forced to quit.

Amartya Sen denies having made remarks on Grameen Bank founder

Amarta Sen denies having made remarks on Grameen Bank founder, after a Bangladeshi minster has misquoted Sen.

Bangla issues ordinance, tightens control over Grameen Bank

Under the ordinance, in consultation with the Grameen's governing board the chairman of the Bank would constitute a search committee to find out three to five suitable persons, who are "competent" to be the managing director of the "poor men's bank".

Bangladesh Minister accuses Yunus of campaign against country

Bangladeshi Finance Minister on Sunday accused Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus of running a "harmful campaign" against the country.

US concerned over move to curb independence of Grameen Bank

Expressing deep concern over the recent move on the selection of a new managing director of the Grameen Bank, US on Sunday appealed to the Bangladeshi government to ensure independence of the pioneering micro lending agency.

US concerned over move to curb independence of Grameen Bank

US on Sunday appealed to the Bangladeshi government to ensure independence of the pioneering micro lending agency.

Yunus fears Grameen Bank`s takeover by government

Yunus said he always expressed his apprehension about the possibility of the government taking over the bank.

Bangladesh orders fresh probe into Yunus's activities

Bangladesh on Thursday ordered a fresh probe into the activities and financial transactions of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of pioneering micro lending agency 'Grameen Bank', and took steps to curtail his powers.

Yunus fears government is taking over Grameen Bank

On Thursday, the cabinet approved a proposal to amend the Grameen Bank Ordinance 1983 to reduce the powers of the bank's board and give more authority to its chairman for picking the managing director of the Grameen Bank.

Yunus extremely worried over Grameen Bank`s future

Yunus had resigned from the Grameen Bank last year following a protracted dispute with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina`s government.

Yunus extremely worried over Grameen Bank's future

Bangladesh's Nobel Laureate and micro credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus on Wednesday said he was apprehensive of a government takeover of the Grameen Bank he founded 30 years ago, and was concerned its future might be "endangered".

Bangladesh forms panel to probe Grameen Bank

Bangladesh on Wednesday set up a commission to review the operations of pioneering microlender Grameen Bank and 54 related entities.

Rs 42 lakh looted from Howrah bank

Cash worth Rs 42 lakh was
found to have been looted away from Grameen Bank in Howrah
district today, police said.

Yunus proposed as World Bank President

The Prime Minister has requested the European Union to use its good office for Dr Yunus for the presidency of the World Bank.

B’desh’s Yunus seeks review of dismissal verdict?

Muhammad Yunus sought a review of an apex court verdict that unseated him from his position as Grameen Bank`s chief.

Yunus rubbishes accusation of lobbying against WB

Yunus stepped down in May last year as the managing director of Grameen Bank.