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There’s little hope for cryptocurrencies in India as Modi returns to power

There’s little hope for cryptocurrencies in India as Modi returns to power

The Garg panel will soon submit its report to the finance ministry.
The Indian government is worried that cryptocurrencies may destabilise the rupee

The Indian government is worried that cryptocurrencies may destabilise the rupee

From money laundering to terror financing, the risks associated with cryptocurrencies are well known. But a high-level panel tasked with drafting rules for India’s virtual…
India’s courts are unlikely to fix the crypto crisis anytime soon

India’s courts are unlikely to fix the crypto crisis anytime soon

The courtroom battle between India’s cryptocurrency exchanges and the central bank is set for its next hearing today—but nobody expects an end to the stalemate.…
At last, India’s ready to clarify its stance on cryptocurrencies

At last, India’s ready to clarify its stance on cryptocurrencies

The Indian government may be one step closer to clearly spelling out its policy on cryptocurrencies. A finance ministry panel set up in November 2017…
Here’s what could happen if India bans cryptocurrencies

Here’s what could happen if India bans cryptocurrencies

The Indian government mulling a blanket ban on cryptocurrencies has set off alarm bells in the ecosystem. For such a move could deal a body…
India’s law reform committee accepts cryptocurrency as a valid mode of payment

India’s law reform committee accepts cryptocurrency as a valid mode of payment

India’s embattled cryptocurrency ecosystem may have just got a lifeline from another contentious debate: whether or not to legalise sports betting in the country. The…
India’s cryptocurrency saga enters a crucial phase in the supreme court today

India’s cryptocurrency saga enters a crucial phase in the supreme court today

All eyes in the Indian cryptocurrency ecosystem are on the country’s top court. Starting today (July 20), the supreme court will resume hearings in the…
How India choked its cryptocurrency ecosystem to near-death

How India choked its cryptocurrency ecosystem to near-death

From glorious highs to rock bottom, Indians hooked to cryptocurrencies have seen it all in the last year. In 2017, the price of a bitcoin,…
Indian cryptocurrency exchanges plead: “Probe and regulate us, don’t ban”

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges plead: “Probe and regulate us, don’t ban”

India’s cryptocurrency exchanges are willing to open themselves up to more regulatory scrutiny, allow greater transparency, and take more measures to safeguard customers—all in exchange…
Inside the Indian government’s months-long struggle to curb cryptocurrencies

Inside the Indian government’s months-long struggle to curb cryptocurrencies

India may finally have a set of draft rules for cryptocurrencies by the end of the year, but not before the debate within government circles…
After China, India’s central bank warns: Beware of bitcoin

After China, India’s central bank warns: Beware of bitcoin

Over the weekend, it was China’s central bank. Then, on Tuesday (Dec. 05), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) warned investors against betting on bitcoin…