Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, Official Confirms

Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, Official ConfirmsAhead of the G20 summit, India’s new finance secretary has confirmed that the report detailing the country’s crypto regulation is now ready. It will soon be submitted to the finance minister for approval. Since Arun Jaitley opted out of cabinet responsibilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed a new finance minister. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

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Supreme Court Advocate Suggests How to Regulate Cryptocurrency in India

Supreme Court Advocate Suggests How to Regulate Cryptocurrency in IndiaAn Indian supreme court advocate has shared some thoughts on the kind of cryptocurrency regulation India can benefit from. The right regulatory framework “would ensure transparency, oversight and accountability,” but a “one size fits all” regulation would be a mistake, she explains. Meanwhile, the Indian crypto community and industry bodies have urged the central bank […]

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Indian Crypto Traders Undeterred by Ban Rumor

Indian Crypto Traders Undeterred by Ban RumorThe Indian crypto community is undeterred by the widespread rumor that its government is discussing a bill which could ban some cryptocurrencies. Local crypto exchanges have revealed to news.Bitcoin.com that their trading volumes have been increasing despite this report. Meanwhile, experts have weighed in on this possible bill, and another crypto exchange may be shutting […]

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11 Cryptocurrency Initiatives Indian Government Has Taken

11 Cryptocurrency Initiatives Indian Government Has TakenThe Indian government has engaged in numerous crypto-related initiatives and projects while actively drafting the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. Below are 11 crypto-specific initiatives that the government has been involved in. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Committee to Draft Crypto Law An interministerial committee under the chairmanship of Subhash […]

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India Progressing on Crypto Regulation Amid Ban Rumor

India Progressing on Crypto Regulation Amid Ban RumorThe Indian government has been progressing on cryptocurrency regulation. A recent report from the Ministry of Finance confirms some recommendations. Meanwhile, local media reported Friday that a draft bill on the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies is being circulated among relevant government departments. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Ministry of […]

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Blockfi Launches High-Interest Crypto Lending Program in India

Blockfi Launches High-Interest Crypto Lending Program in IndiaUS-based Blockfi has expanded into India, offering a high rate on its interest-bearing account for two cryptocurrencies. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Blockfi and a local Indian crypto exchange offering a similar program to find out how the two products differ. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Blockfi Launching in India New […]

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5 Major Indian Laws That Apply to Cryptocurrency

5 Major Indian Laws That Apply to CryptocurrencyIndia has a number of laws that currently apply to cryptocurrency. A new Cambridge University report explains some of these laws. News.Bitcoin.com talked to one of the authors of the report to uncover more details. Meanwhile, the Indian government is currently finalizing regulations specific to crypto assets. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case […]

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RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory Sandbox

RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory SandboxIndia’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has unveiled its framework for a fintech regulatory sandbox. While blockchain and smart contracts are welcomed, the bank stated that cryptocurrency and related services “may not be accepted for testing.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request RBI Welcomes Blockchain Tech The […]

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India’s New Crypto TV Talk Show to Start Airing This Month

India's New Crypto TV Talk Show to Start Airing This MonthA crypto-focused television talk show is launching in India this month. Several crypto-related issues will be discussed on the show, both about India and abroad, including the “burning issue” of Indian regulation. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the host of the show to find out more details. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s […]

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These Indian Crypto Exchanges Share What Sets Their P2P Platforms Apart

These Indian Crypto Exchanges Share What Sets Their ‘P2P’ Platforms ApartMany cryptocurrency exchanges in India offer some kind of peer-to-peer (P2P) trading. News.Bitcoin.com talked to several of them to find out what is unique about each platform, most of which were launched in response to the banking restriction imposed by the country’s central bank. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request […]

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