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Rashmi Bansal
New Delhi, Edition:July 2, 2017

In three years, this commerce-driven city has seen a complete transformation. Here's how it happened

By V. Vaidyanathan
New Delhi, Edition:November 20, 2016

This story of how an Indian entrepreneur painstakingly built a microfinance institution is both genuine and inspiring.

E Kumar Sharma
June 15, 2016
To anyone who has looked at microfinance and livelihood promotion in India, he or she would have, at some stage or the other, either heard or crossed paths with Vijay Mahajan - the social entrepreneur who founded BASIX.
Mail Today Bureau
Mumbai, September 15, 2015
"The new digital platform will offer customers an enhanced buying experience that combines speed and convenience of e-commerce transactions with the trust and reliability associated with the Mahindra Group", the company said.
E Kumar Sharma
January 5, 2015
The latest data on agricultural households in India raises some worrying questions for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Vijay Mahajan
May 26, 2014
Vijay Mahajan, social entrepreneur, Founder and Chairman of BASIX Group lists five issues for new Narendra Modi's government that need to be addressed for financial inclusion and for microfinance sector.

Edition:Feb 3, 2013
Despite its problems, the region has immense business potential, says this book.
MS Sriram
January 30, 2012
There is not only a "social"  case to be made for adopting the not-for-profit enterprise like practices, but there is also a perfect "business" case to be made for modesty. This is even more true when you do business with the poor.
Manu Kaushik
Edition:August 21, 2011
The microfinance industry needs a dedicated regulator, not the RBI.
E. Kumar Sharma
Edition:June 12, 2011
With its reputation at risk, its business model under a cloud, the microfinance sector is struggling to survive.
E Kumar Sharma
February 28, 2011
The setting up of the Rs 100 crore  "India Microfinance Equity Fund" with SIDBI announced by finance minister Pranab Mukerjee in his budget speech has been welcomed by the Indian microfinance industry.
E Kumar Sharma
January 19, 2011
The report has evoked extreme reactions with some dismissing the recommendations as "Stalinist micromanagement'' and an attempt at killing innovation.
Kolkata, December 9, 2010
The strong-arm tactics employed by MFIs to recover loans offered at exorbitant interest rates were blamed for a spate of suicides in Andhra Pradesh.
E.Kumar Sharma
Edition:December 12, 2010
The private players get a jolt, but that could be good.
Sanjay Singh
New Delhi, November 17, 2010
Leading banks are refusing to lend the microfinance institutions funds after the recent controversy over malpractices in the sector involving poor borrowers being led to suicides.
New Delhi, November 6, 2010
After a meeting with financial servies secretary R Gopalan, the institutes have agreed to cut rates they charged from borrowers to 24 per cent from the earlier 34 per cent.

Edition:June 13, 2010
Here is a take on people, places and products doing the rounds these days.
E. Kumar Sharma
Edition:May 2, 2010
The share sale plans of SKS Microfinance, India's biggest microlender, will not just boost its cash reserves. The IPO, one way or the other, will echo in India for decades to follow.

Edition:March 21, 2010
Indian School Finance Company gives well-performing small schools funds to bulk up. If the model spreads, the social impact could be enormous.
Vijay Mahajan
Edition:December 27, 2009
In the long run, MFIs will probably resolve into two segments — the developmental MFIs and commercial MFIs.
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