India crypto

India to take a considered view on cryptocurrencies: Sitharaman

"So, our intention is in no way to hurt this (innovation around crypto)... but (we need to) define for ourselves...," she said.

published on : 27th April 2022

Use of cryptocurrency for drug trafficking worries Parliament committee

The Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs has voiced concerns over the increasing use of digital currencies and darknet for drug trafficking.

published on : 12th December 2021

Lesson from farm laws: Government going slow on crypto-currency, other major bills in winter session

The government had unveiled plans to seek parliamentary nod for a total of 29 bills, including three that had been previously introduced in the lower house. 

published on : 12th December 2021

Lot of unhealthy speculation on crypto taking place: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The cryptocurrency bill seeks to create a facilitative framework for the creation of the official digital currency to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Bulletin said.

published on : 4th December 2021

Government announces bill to ban cryptocurrencies, push official digital currency of RBI 

These also include a bill to repeal the three farm laws, a proposal for which is to be discussed by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Bitcoin could 'spoil' young Indians: PM Narendra Modi warns ahead of cryptocurrency regulations

At the same time, the Reserve Bank of India is looking at issuing its own official digital currency.

published on : 18th November 2021