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Indian Supreme Court Pushes Crypto Case Against RBI to End of February

The case against the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was unexpectedly heard at the country’s supreme court on Thursday. However, senior advocates for the parties were reportedly absent, so a new date has been set and the crypto case will…

How Indian Crypto Users Avoid Banks Closing Their Accounts

Banks in India have been closing the accounts of customers they believe have made transactions involving cryptocurrencies. The majority of crypto users in the country, however, have reportedly found a way to avoid their accounts being closed by their banks which are complying with the…

Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy

An Indian bank is reportedly forcing customers to agree that they “will not deal with any transactions related to cryptocurrency including bitcoins” when signing up for an account. In addition, there are reports of banks blocking accounts of their existing customers if they are found…

Indian Central Bank’s Report Shows Cryptocurrencies Are Not Currently a Threat

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published a report indicating that cryptocurrencies are not a threat currently. However, the central bank says, with rapid growth and adoption of cryptocurrencies, this assessment could change, adding that constant monitoring of cryptocurrencies is needed. Also read: Indian Supreme…

India Still Cautious Over Crypto, RBI Shelves Plans For Own Cryptocurrency

The situation in India regarding cryptocurrency is no clearer as we enter the new year. The government and central bank are clearly still very cautious towards the industry and are unlikely to make things easier in the near future. No Specific Timeline The Indian government…

Report: Indian Government Updates Progress on Crypto Regulation

The Indian government has reportedly provided an update on its progress toward the country’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. The government provided its latest stance in areas such as the national cryptocurrency and licensing of crypto businesses. It is pursuing crypto regulations “with due caution,” according…

Indian Exchanges End Year With Improved Services, Optimism About Regulation

As the Indian government deliberates over cryptocurrency regulation, positive sentiment grows among local crypto exchanges regarding their government’s eventual decision. A number of them have also added new features and improved services such as offering interest on crypto deposits, increased liquidity, and better security. Also…

India Likely To Lift Cryptocurrency Ban in 2019

India’s long-running saga regarding the legality of cryptocurrency is likely to see a lifting of the current ban in 2019. Indian Flip Flops Reports suggest the Gov’t formed committee debating the matter are in favor of legalization, although with strong regulations. India was a notable early adopter of Bitcoin, prompting the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to issue…

Cryptocurrency in India Maybe Legitimized After All

This year has been particularly bad for Indian crypto traders and investors with constant government crackdowns and a shroud of uncertainty about the future of the industry in the county. That may be all about to change as a recent report indicates that regulation and…

Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Crypto Recommendations

The Indian government panel appointed to recommend cryptocurrency measures has reportedly submitted its report to the country’s finance minister, suggesting a new legal framework for cryptocurrencies. The actual content of the report has yet to be announced publicly. Industry participants weigh in on speculation about…