31 Mar '17, 6pm

Despite Reports, India's Bitcoin Policy Hasn't Changed - CoinDesk

Despite Reports, India's Bitcoin Policy Hasn't Changed - CoinDesk

Media sources in India reported this week that the government had deemed bitcoin illegal, causing a stir that appeared to be overblown. Newspapers such as The Economic Times of India declared that, according to a statement from Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal, use of the digital currency was "illegal" and exposed users to potential violations of anti-money laundering rules. Initially greeted as a shift in policy for India, which is home to a range of companies working on both bitcoin and blockchain-related projects, the statement has since come to be seen as merely a reiteration of an earlier position taken by officials in the country. Indeed, the statement was nearly identical to one issued by the Reserve Bank of India in late 2013, which was largely a warning about price volatility and theft risks. "The absence of information of counterparties in such pee...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/despite-reports-india-bitcoin-pol...

Tweets

Has Bitcoin Become Illegal in India? @Steemit #...

steemit.com 04 Apr '17, 4pm

Aссоrding tо а rероrt, thе Ιndiаn gоvеrnmеnt соuld dесlаrе itѕ роѕitiоn оn thе lеgаlitу оf bitcoin, thе wоrld’ѕ mоѕt рrоmi...

Private Blockchains for Bitcoin Maximalists

Private Blockchains for Bitcoin Maximalists

coindesk.com 31 Mar '17, 10am

Martin Hagelstrom is a bitcoin enthusiast, project executive and consultant working on IT projects at IBM. In this opinion...

India’s Faulty Kashmir Policy that Provides Pakistan the Upper Hand https://t.co/T6TMoHGbhg

India’s Faulty Kashmir Policy that Provides Pak...

indiandefencereview.com 01 Apr '17, 1am

This is a well-known fact that a friendly, stable and trustworthy neighbour is always good for growth and prosperity of an...

Bitcoin Helped Smuggle $100,000 Worth LSD From ...

cointelegraph.com 31 Mar '17, 12pm

India has arrested five people including two students who allegedly smuggled seven mln rupees’ ($108,000) worth of LSD fro...

Reports: India targets 100 per cent EVs by 2030

Reports: India targets 100 per cent EVs by 2030

businessgreen.com 30 Mar '17, 8am

Instead, the Indian government is exploring a potential scheme where electric cars would be distributed at no upfront cost...

Japan's Bitcoin Law Goes Into Effect Tomorrow

Japan's Bitcoin Law Goes Into Effect Tomorrow

coindesk.com 31 Mar '17, 2pm

Japan is set to begin recognizing bitcoin as a legal method of payment starting tomorrow. The country's legislature passed...

Indian Exchange Zebpay: Bitcoin is Legal; Refue...

cryptocoinsnews.com 27 Mar '17, 8am

Twitter Linkedin Facebook Reddit Weibo Indian bitcoin exchange Zebpay has refuted recent media reports in the country that...

India’s fastest growing Nuclear Weapons program https://t.co/7QwDiRd9cV

India’s fastest growing Nuclear Weapons program...

defencenews.in 31 Mar '17, 3pm

Few months before the Operation Shakti, in which India tested nuclear weapons in May, 1998. The former Indian Prime Minist...

Bitcoin Traders Disagree on Where the Market is Headed

Bitcoin Traders Disagree on Where the Market is...

coindesk.com 29 Mar '17, 10pm

The path forward for bitcoin prices isn't clear, market analysts say. While some described the market to CoinDesk as beari...

Charts: Bitcoin's Golden Price Streak Comes to ...

coindesk.com 01 Apr '17, 9am

Bitcoin turned heads this month when its value exceeded the price of gold, but just weeks later, the digital asset has fal...

Renewable Energy Use Rising Steadily Despite Policy

Renewable Energy Use Rising Steadily Despite Po...

greenoptimistic.com 09 Apr '17, 7pm

Believe it or not, but the use of renewable energy is steeply increasing across the world, passing from a global average o...

Utilities Are Bullish on Solar, Down on Coal De...

greentechmedia.com 29 Mar '17, 11pm

President Trump made good on a campaign promise yesterday to start rolling back President Obama’s climate change policies ...

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which is a Better Long-Term Bet?

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which is a Better Long-Term Bet?

coindesk.com 01 Apr '17, 1pm

Imagine that you have $100,000 at your disposal. You must spend all of it on either bitcoin or gold – no mixing and matchi...