Indian Startup Launches Crypto Trading Strategy Marketplace

An Indian startup has launched a marketplace for algorithmic trading strategies. Investors can choose a strategy based on factors such as past performance, cryptocurrencies invested, and time frames. The platform also offers a drag-and-drop tool for traders to build their own strategies without writing code. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the company’s CEO to find out more […]

What Bitcoin Ban? Indian Central Bank Denies Involvement in Crypto Ban Bill

By CCN Markets: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has denied knowledge of a proposed bill which would see Bitcoin and crypto ownership in India made entirely illegal. Reports surfaced last week that lawmakers in India were working on legislation that could carry a 10-year prison sentence for anyone caught holding cryptocurrency. Amid these reports, […]

Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for Regulation

Following widespread reports of the upcoming Indian cryptocurrency bill, the crypto community has started a petition for the government to quickly implement a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. In addition, a television network operated by the Upper House of the Indian Parliament has aired a program discussing the bill, and three Right to Information requests have […]

Indian Government in Dizzying Reversal Sponsors Free Crypto Course

By CCN Markets: The Indian government continues to project a deep level of hypocrisy as it turns its attention to sponsoring a blockchain and cryptocurrency course. As CCN recently reported, the government is simultaneously proposing an insane anti-crypto bill with hard jail-time for bitcoin users. The undergraduate course, which is entitled Blockchain Architecture Design and […]

Indian Call Center Scam Milks $1.7 Million in Bitcoin From US Citizens

By CCN Markets: A gang in India’s Madhya Pradesh state which scammed U.S. citizens hundreds of thousands of dollars through Bitcoin and other methods has been busted and its members arrested. The gang which ran its operations out of a call center is estimated to have made around $1.7 million. According to the Business Standard, […]

Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain Course

An Indian government-initiated program is offering a course for undergraduates to learn about cryptocurrency, blockchains, and their use cases. This 12-week interactive course is free to enroll and learn from. Among the topics covered are Bitcoin basics and consensus. Meanwhile, India’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrency is reportedly ready. Also read: Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, […]

Getting Clear on the Indian Crypto Ecosystem with Blockchain Lawyer Varun Sethi

The world’s largest democracy recently held its general elections and as many political pundits had predicted, India’s mandate remained firmly with Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, for Modi, the battle is only half-won. Emulating a stellar political performance not witnessed since the early 80s, expectations from the Modi 2.0 government are sky-high. Will […]

Indian Lawmakers Propose Adoption of 10-Year Jail Term for Crypto Dealings

Indian lawmakers have reportedly proposed to enforce a 10-year jail term for citizens who deal with cryptocurrencies, local financial news agency BloombergQuint reports on June 6. The new tough crypto regulation is a part of a recently proposed draft bill called “Banning Cryptocurrencies and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2019,” according to a report […]

Indian Government’s Crypto “FUD” Is Unlikely to Cease

The newly formed Indian government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is unlikely to change their stance on cryptocurrencies despite optimistic viewpoints from local industry leaders. The previous task force recommended a blanket ban, but the newly set up committee has started their research afresh, as reported by Quartz India, June 4, 2019. Political Uncertainty Holds […]

Indian Authorities Uncover “Regal Coin” Cryptocurrency Scam Involving BitConnect

Authorities in India have unearthed another cryptocurrency scam that seems to be tied up to the alleged chief of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji. This, according to a report by The Next Web, June 4, 2019. Another Day, Another BitConnect Scam in India It’s no surprise that countries with unclear regulations are most often the ones […]