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Indian Regulator: Crypto’s Decentralized Nature Makes Regulation Challenging

India’s market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), says the decentralized nature of crypto assets makes consumer protection and regulatory enforcement challenging. SEBI on Crypto Regulation The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) reportedly told the Parliamentary......

India’s Digital Currency to Take ‘Very Calibrated, Graduated’ Approach, Says RBI Deputy Governor

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar has outlined the implications of India issuing a central bank digital currency, the digital rupee. ”I think central banks would go about it in a very calibrated, graduated manner, assessing impact......

RBI Deputy Governor: Banning Crypto Is ‘Most Advisable’ for India, Regulation Is ‘Futile’

A deputy governor of India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), likens cryptocurrencies to Ponzi schemes, emphasizing that they cannot be regulated. “It would be futile to regulate cryptocurrencies,” he claims, stating that they should be banned. RBI’s Deputy......

India’s Swadeshi Jagran Manch Calls for Outright Ban on Cryptocurrency

The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), an affiliate of the nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has reportedly passed a resolution demanding a ban on cryptocurrency in India. “Disobeying the ban should make person/entity liable to financial penalty,” the resolution states. Swadeshi Jagran Manch......

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......