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UnoCoin Founder Arrested For Operating India’s First Bitcoin...

Police in Bengaluru, India recently arrested UnoCoin cofounder Harish BV for “illegally” operating a Bitcoin ATM in the city barely a week after it was installed. ...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 24, 2018 | 15:00

India: Clear-Cut Cryptocurrency Law Still Months Away, Says...

Don’t expect any final cryptocurrency regulations in India at least until the end of the year, according to members of the government panel set up to examine the emerging virtual...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Aug 13, 2018 | 11:00
India's Supreme Court to Issue Final Ruling on RBI Cryptocurrency Ban in September

India’s Supreme Court to Issue Final Ruling on RBI...

The Indian Supreme Court has adjourned its hearing of the petition against the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ban on banks facilitating cryptocurrency transactions. The apex court will...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 20, 2018 | 18:00
India's Supreme Court to Issue Final Ruling on RBI Cryptocurrency Ban in September

Examining the Indian Government’s Fight Against Cryptocurrency

The Reserve Bank of India’s cryptocurrency ban comes into effect tomorrow (July 6, 2018). Once one of the thriving centers of cryptocurrency commerce, the ban is most likely going to...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 05, 2018 | 16:00
More Crypto Exchanges Set up Shop in India Despite RBI Ban
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More Crypto Exchanges Set up Shop in India Despite RBI Ban

Despite the RBI ban, there are reports of more cryptocurrency exchange platforms springing up in India. The country’s apex bank issued a directive in April prohibiting banks from...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 19, 2018 | 06:00
Forget the Wedding Registry - This Bride- and Groom-to-Be Only Want Bitcoin

Forget the Wedding Registry – This Bride- and Groom-to-Be Only...

When Prashant Sharma and Niti Shree met four years ago, the price of Bitcoin was less than $300 per coin. Bonding over a shared love of start-ups and new technologies, the...

Cynthia Turcotte | Dec 09, 2017 | 05:00
Indian Crypto Trading Volume Increases Despite Central Bank Ban

Indian Government May Issue its Own Fiat Cryptocurrency

Beleaguered by so-called ‘black money’ and tax evasion, the Indian government is planning to issue its own fiat cryptocurrency according to recent news reports. Stronger...

Ashour Iesho | Sep 19, 2017 | 06:30
Supreme Court of India Gives Two Week Deadline for Gov’t to Clarify Position on Crypto

India’s Bitcoin Industry Makes The Case For Self Regulation

The Indian government is seemingly at an impasse over which governmental regulatory body should be held responsible for cryptocurrencies. We take a look an unexplored option that seems...

Karan Kapoor | Jul 23, 2017 | 20:00
India Hit with Crime Wave as Cryptocurrencies Continue to Gain Popularity

Bitcoin Gaining Commercial Traction In India Through Bollywood and...

With the Indian government contemplating the regulation and legalization of Bitcoins, Bollywood celebrities are endorsing the digital currency which is now accepted by an ever-growing...

Karan Kapoor | Jul 21, 2017 | 16:30
India to Tax Bitcoin the Same as Gold

India to Tax Bitcoin the Same as Gold

India’s government has still not come to an agreement as to how to regulate Bitcoin, but after toying with the idea of banning the digital currency, it seems like a...

Darryn Pollock | Jul 14, 2017 | 17:30

India Could ‘Legalize’ Bitcoin Next As Public Calls for...

India could legalize Bitcoin in the near future as feedback from citizens and businesses appears to be in support of regulating virtual currencies. India’s Gov’t...

Matthew Tompkins | May 31, 2017 | 10:00

Bitcoin is Now Helping Indians Receive Bigger Paychecks from Abroad

The Bitcoin Blockchain has enabled millions of workers in India to receive bigger paychecks in Indian Rupees through a new partnership between Bitwage and Unocoin.  Less Waiting...

Antonio Madeira | Dec 22, 2016 | 02:30

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