Bitcoin News — Sandeep Goenka

India Central Banker Doubles-Down on Suppressing Bitcoin

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S Ganesh Kumar, Executive Director at the Reserve Bank of India, answering audience questions during a conference, continued the government’s official hostility toward the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. He signalled India’s unwillingness to formally allow bitcoin use in the country, but did reserve judgement on blockchain technology. Also read: As India’s Government Wars Against Cash, […]

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India Fights Over Which Government Body Will Regulate Bitcoin

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As the Indian government discusses the regulatory framework for digital currencies such as bitcoin, a disagreement over which regulatory body should be in charge erupts. While the Reserve Bank of India suggests that bitcoin is a commodity, the Securities and Exchange Board of India disagrees. Also read: India’s Supreme Court Seeks Answers as Bitcoin Legalization […]

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Indian Bitcoin Adoption Responds to Government Signalling for Regulation

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Indian Bitcoin Adoption Responds to Government Signalling for RegulationThe Indian government recently announced that it is in favor of regulating bitcoin. A task force is being set up to provide recommendations. Bitcoin.com spoke with the CEO and co-founder of bitcoin exchange Unocoin, Sathvik Vishwanath, to find out the effect this decision has on Bitcoin adoption in India. Also read: Indian Government to Recommend Bitcoin […]

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Indian Government to Recommend Bitcoin Regulation Within 6 Months

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Indian Government to Recommend Bitcoin Regulatory Framework Within 6 MonthsThe Indian government will meet to discuss the regulatory framework of Bitcoin and other digital currencies next week, according to a local publication. Bitcoin.com talked with India’s leading bitcoin exchanges to find out what to really expect from the meeting. Also read: India’s Government Divided Over Bitcoin Legalization Government Working on Bitcoin Framework Next Week […]

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India Cracks Down on Illegal Bitcoin Activities while Considering Regulations

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Indian Government Cracks Down on Illegal Bitcoin Activities while Considering RegulationsThe Indian government is currently deciding whether to regulate Bitcoin. Meanwhile, some Parliament members are working towards cracking down on illegal activities involving the digital currency. Bitcoin.com spoke with Sandeep Goenka, co-founder of the leading Indian bitcoin broker Zebpay, to find out more about the situation in his country. Also read: India’s Government Divided Over Bitcoin Legalization […]

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