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Bitcoin Ban in India: Government Body Refuses to Answer Queries on Reported Bill

An RTI application to Department of Economic Affairs asking about the proposed “Banning of Cryptocurrencies” bill was rejected by officials. Reason of Rejection cited as this information may be made public soon. Last month, a media report suggested that the Indian government is already is in discussions to prepare a bill for banning cryptocurrencies in the country. The main government body behind the decision will be the Department of Economic…

Why Bitcoin Cash? We asked one of India’s Prominent BCH Supporter Keshav Ram Narla

“You are a lot taller than you seem on your videos”, the first thing Keshav told me when I met him at a restaurant in Hyderabad. I did not know then how much of a Bitcoin Cash or rather even a Crypto Enthusiast is Keshav. He’s great at plotting charts for price action, that I knew. He told me later how much he’s into Scuba diving and it’s better to…

Yet Again, India Readies for Ban on Crypto: Reports

Indian Government agencies are deliberating to submit a draft bill for Banning Cryptocurrencies and regulating official Digital Currencies. Media reports say departments like CBDT, MCA, DEA want a ban on sale, purchase and issuance of crypto currencies. A final law (for banning) will be proposed to the next Government. How I had dreamed of going for Avengers End Game in the morning today, instead now I am sitting here trying…

India quickly climbing the list of blockchain-friendly countries with these government projects

While the concept of decentralised cryptocurrencies did not fare well with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the technology underlying cryptocurrencies – blockchain, has piqued the interest of governments across the country. In February 2018, the PMO India had tweeted – “Disruptive technologies such as Block-chain and the Internet of Things, will have a profound impact on the way we live and work. They will require rapid adaptation in our…

At Blockchained India’s Bengaluru event: Citizens talk Need for Crypto Regulations

Despite the Indian Government’s uncertain response towards crypto regulations, few crypto enthusiasts in India are stubborn enough to fight for it and share what Indians really think about cryptocurrency & blockchain. As such, four creative minds of Blockchained India have begun the Blockchain Bytes Roadshow across four major Cities in India – Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Bangalore. Blockchained India, founded by Akshay Aggarwal, Kumar Anirudha, Manav Ailawadi, and Advaith Mohan…

Binance India Bengaluru Meet-up: Insightful line-up with interesting Coffee Break Chats

Last Sunday, Bengaluru was witness to an event by the largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume Binance. Binance’s India team setup a meet-up in the IT hub of the country. Here’s a walk through from on ground. Binance Bengaluru Meetup Binance Exchange has successfully hosted an interesting meet-up in Begaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. The event was organised on March 30, 2019, by Binance India team under ‘Naman Mittal’, of…

India: NITI Aayog Invites Crypto Startups to its Event ! other crypto news

This is a daily round up of important blockchain and crypto news between March 27, 2019 and March 28, 2019 . The focus is on important news around developments in the blockchain space, on exchanges and crypto projects.  Please note that this is neither the only nor the exhaustive list, we are constantly trying to improve the feed and if you have any feedback, please feel free to contact us 1.…

Western Union Partners With Thunes for Stellar-based Cross-border Payments ! other crypto news

This is a daily round up of important blockchain and crypto news between March 22, 2019 and March 23, 2019 . The focus is on important news around developments in the blockchain space, on exchanges and crypto projects.  Please note that this is neither the only nor the exhaustive list, we are constantly trying to improve the feed and if you have any feedback, please feel free to contact us 1.…

Wasabi Wallet Under Threat from Scammers ! other crypto news

This is a daily round up of important blockchain and crypto news between March 21, 2019 and March 22, 2019 . The focus is on important news around developments in the blockchain space, on exchanges and crypto projects.  Please note that this is neither the only nor the exhaustive list, we are constantly trying to improve the feed and if you have any feedback, please feel free to contact us 1.…

Google Deletes Crypto Malware Targeting Blockchain.com, MyEtherWallet Users ! Other crypto news

This is a daily round up of important blockchain and crypto news between March 14, 2019 and March 15, 2019 . The focus is on important news around developments in the blockchain space, on exchanges and crypto projects.  Please note that this is neither the only nor the exhaustive list, we are constantly trying to improve the feed and if you have any feedback, please feel free to contact us 1.…