Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

India Cryptocurrency Ban Unlikely, Says CEO Of Exiled Zebpay

The CEO of Zebpay, which left India due to banking restrictions, says the rumored cryptocurrency blanket-ban is unlikely to happen. Ajeet Khurana was talking as the company announced...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
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Zebpay Becomes First Exchange to Add Lightning Payments for All Users

App-enabled cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Zebpay, has announced that it is enabling Lightning Network payments for all its users. The best part of the news? Zebpay claim...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Businesses

ZebPay Leaves India for Malta After Regulations Crippled Its Business

Zebpay, once India’s biggest Bitcoin payment processor, has announced its move to Malta after its business was ‘crippled’ due to unfavorable laws and regulations...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago

Only 40% Are Passing Malta’s Cryptocurrency Certification Exam

Malta has signaled teething problems in its quest to become a “Blockchain Island” after it emerged less than 40 percent of professionals passed the government’s cryptocurrency...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

India: Crypto Ban Sees First Casualties as ZebPay Closes Doors

ZebPay officially announced that it was forced to stop activity due to legal and regulatory obstacles.  ‘Curb on Bank Accounts … Crippled Our Ability’” Indian...

Paula Baciu | 2 years ago
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Alleged Suspicious Activities Lead to the Suspension of Top Indian Exchanges

Even though India is straddling the regulation fence when it comes to cryptocurrencies, the country’s major banks have taken the decision to temporarily close the accounts of a few...

Nikita Blows | 3 years ago
Forget the Wedding Registry - This Bride- and Groom-to-Be Only Want Bitcoin

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

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 | 3 years ago
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 | 4 years ago

Bitcoin Boom: Poloniex, Bitstamp Stretched Thin Amid 600% User Surge

Bitstamp and Poloniex have reported a surge in new users as cryptocurrency prices and press coverage pique mainstream interest. Poloniex: Users Up 600%, Transactions 640% in 4 Months...

Wilma Woo | 4 years ago

India: Zebpay Refutes Reports Minister Said Bitcoin is Illegal

India is the scene of conflicting reports over Bitcoin’s legality following suspicious statements from the government. Minister: Virtual Currencies Lack ‘Regulatory...

Wilma Woo | 4 years ago
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India’s Banks Buckle on First Payday Since Demonetization

A shortage of new notes in India following sudden currency reforms means workers’ first payday comes amid a banking meltdown. Also read: BITLENDING CLUB SHUTS DOWN DUE TO...

Emilio Janus | 4 years ago

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