Tag: indian crypto regulation

Indian Lawmaker Says Crypto Must Be Blocked if Used for Illegal Purposes

India’s minister of state for external affairs says that cryptocurrencies must be blocked if they are used for illegal purposes, such as “to launch cyber-attacks in India, to launch other attacks on India, to do other kinds of illegal and unethical......

Prime Minister Modi’s Twitter Account Hacked — Tweets Bitcoin Legal Tender in India, Government Giving Away BTC

The Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was compromised and a tweet was posted claiming that the government of India has adopted bitcoin as legal tender and purchased 500 coins to distribute to all residents in the country. This......

Indian Crypto Bill: Exchange CEO Discusses What to Expect

There are reports that the Indian government may impose restrictions on self-custodial cryptocurrency wallets and only allow Indian crypto exchanges. The CEO of a major cryptocurrency exchange in India has shared his thoughts on the possible restrictions. The Indian government has......

Indian Government Answers Questions on Bitcoin Transactions, Karnataka Scam, Legality of Crypto Trading

The Indian government has answered three sets of questions in parliament regarding bitcoin transactions, the high-profile bitcoin scam in Karnataka, and the legality of cryptocurrency trading and crypto exchanges in India. Meanwhile, the winter session of parliament has begun and a......

Indian Payments Giant Paytm Could Offer Bitcoin Services if Government Makes Crypto Legal, Says CFO

Paytm, one of India’s largest payments companies, is open to offering bitcoin services if the crypto asset becomes legal in the country, according to its chief financial officer. If bitcoin “was ever to become fully legal in the country, then clearly......

Hindu Paramilitary Group Calls on Indian Government to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Hindu nationalist group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has called on the Indian government to regulate cryptocurrencies. “The government has to ensure that it is regulated in the larger interest of the society,” the group reportedly said. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Calls for......