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Another Indian Crypto Exchange Shuts Down Blaming Banking Ban

Regulatory uncertainty ushered in by India's central bank appears to have brought about the demise of the cryptocurrency exchange Koinex.
What are the options for an Indian investor if bitcoin is completely banned?

What are the options for an Indian investor if bitcoin is completely banned?

It depends on your risk appetite, and how savvy you are.
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.
Yet another cryptocurrency exchange is shutting shop in India

Yet another cryptocurrency exchange is shutting shop in India

Cryptotraders have been stifled by recent policy uncertainties.
The Modi government has one month to clear its stand on cryptocurrencies

The Modi government has one month to clear its stand on cryptocurrencies

This does not mean regulations must come in a month.
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…
Why India should not treat cryptocurrencies like Ola and Uber

Why India should not treat cryptocurrencies like Ola and Uber

An international legal firm has sought to allay the Indian government’s fear of cryptocurrencies. As with any emerging technology, their potential benefits will eventually outweigh…
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.…
No timeline for regulations, India’s cryptotraders cap 2018 with more bad news

No timeline for regulations, India’s cryptotraders cap 2018 with more bad news

If India’s battered cryptocurrency ecosystem expected regulatory clarity anytime soon, then it is set for disappointment. The Indian parliament was informed last week that the…
Battered and bruised Indian cryptotraders have all their hopes pinned to 2019 now

Battered and bruised Indian cryptotraders have all their hopes pinned to 2019 now

Even as authorities tightened the noose and prices plummeted, “how to invest in bitcoin” remained one of the most searched terms on Google India in…
A ray of hope for cryptocurrencies as India readies draft regulations

A ray of hope for cryptocurrencies as India readies draft regulations

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the legal status of cryptocurrencies in India. With draft regulations yet to be spelt out, and the seemingly contradictory…
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…
Why it won’t be easy to ban cryptocurrencies in India

Why it won’t be easy to ban cryptocurrencies in India

Plans are afoot in India to ban cryptocurrencies. While it is as yet unclear what exactly the government’s move against cryptocurrencies will be, what is…
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…
Unocoin co-founder recounts his arrest after India shut down his cryptocurrency ATM

Unocoin co-founder recounts his arrest after India shut down his cryptocurrency ATM

It was an ordinary Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 23) for Harish BV. The co-founder of the Indian virtual currency exchange, Unocoin, was fussing over the company’s…
Indian police end the party for the country’s first cryptocurrency ATM

Indian police end the party for the country’s first cryptocurrency ATM

Life for India’s first cryptocurrency ATM has turned out to be short. Last week, the virtual currency exchange Unocoin had set up the country’s first…
One of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has moved to Malta

One of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has moved to Malta

Tight regulatory supervision in India is forcing digital currency exchanges to leave the country for foreign shores. Zebpay, one of India’s largest virtual currency exchanges…
After strangling bitcoin, India may launch its own cryptocurrency

After strangling bitcoin, India may launch its own cryptocurrency

After blowing hot and cold on bitcoin, the Indian government is considering bringing out its own cryptocurrency. A panel constituted by India’s finance ministry might…
One of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges is shutting down

One of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges is shutting down

Zebpay, one of India’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is shutting shop. Hamstrung for months by the Indian central bank’s diktat disallowing banks to undertake any cryptocurrency-related…