Indian Exchanges Launch Campaign Seeking to Avert Potential Crypto Ban

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges have started a joint initiative to convince parliament to regulate cryptocurrencies rather than impose an outright ban.  Under the #IndiaWantsBitcoin campaign, the exchanges have launched websites – indiawantscrypto.net and indiawantsbitcoin.org – to help Indian citizens email their representatives at the Loksabha (the lower house of parliament) asking for positive and progressive regulation […]

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India’s Proposed Ban of ‘Private’ Cryptos Has Many of the Nation’s Investors Nervous

India’s cryptocurrency investors were caught off-guard and left confused after news broke that the country’s Parliament will be considering a government-backed bill that would ban “private” cryptocurrencies. Given the ruling party controls both houses of Parliament, the bill’s chances of becoming law are good. The Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2021 would […]

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