Category: India

Indian Police End The Party For The Country’s First Cryptocurrency ATM

Life for India’s first cryptocurrency ATM has turned out to be short. On Oct. 23, the Bengaluru police seized the ATM and also arrested the firm’s co-founder, Harish BV.

Bitcoin Scam: More Victims Come Forward in India’s Biggest Bitcoin Fraud

More victims continue to come forward accusing Amit Bharadwaj and his accomplices of defrauding them with fake Bitcoin investment schemes.

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading

Trading volumes on exchange-escrowed peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading platforms in India are rising rapidly amid the banking ban by the country’s central bank.

Major [Shuttered] Indian Exchange Zebpay Moves to Malta after Central Bank Blockade

Zebpay, one of the biggest exchanges in India, has registered an office in Malta with a view of serving not just citizens and residents of the island nation but also other European countries.

Indian Govt. Panel Could Propose Illegalizing Holding of Unregulated Crypto Assets: Report

It could soon be illegal in the world’s largest democracy to hold cryptocurrencies that lack the government’s seal of approval.

Indian Internet ‚ÄėBlockchain Committee‚Äô Attracts Reps From Zebpay, MasterCard, Microsoft

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is forming a dedicated focus group for blockchain exploration made up of both big business and cryptocurrency players.

50 Indian Traders Share Thoughts on Investing, RBI Ban, Future of Cryptocurrency in India

Fifty traders who use Indian crypto exchange Instashift have shared their thoughts on the current crypto environment in India.

30 Crypto ATMs Launching in India ‚ÄĒ Unocoin Unveils Solution to RBI Banking Ban

A major crypto exchange in India, Unocoin, has officially announced the launch of its crypto ATMs. CEO Sathvik Vishwanath told that, initially, the company plans to deploy 30 machines in three Indian cities.

Indian Prime Minister Gives ‚ÄúLife Changing‚ÄĚ DLT Full Backing

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken out in favor of giving support to distributed ledger technology (DLT), outlining its potential to change lives.

Coinbase Calls Japan’s Cryptocurrency Crackdown ‘Good for Us’

US-based exchange confident its focus on security will win regulatory approval next year. TOKYO -- Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said Japan's tighter scrutiny of the industry will give it an advantage, signaling the company's confidence in securing regulatory approval to enter a market rocked by hacking scandals. Japan has been considered a cryptocurrency haven ...

After Strangling Bitcoin, India May Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

After blowing hot and cold on bitcoin, the Indian government is considering bringing out its own cryptocurrency.

Report: Number of Compromised Routers in India Doubled, Reaching Almost 30,000

A recent report by security company Banbreach has found that in the past month, the number of routers compromised by cryptojacking software in India has doubled.