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Cryptocurrency in India: Is a blanket ban possible? Here's how things may change

The definition of what exactly constitutes as ‘private’ cryptocurrency has not yet been clarified by the central government yet. 
Updated on Nov 24, 2021 01:56 PM IST

Cryptocurrency crash: Bitcoin, Ethereum fall in value. Here are possible causes

Financial experts continue to warn investors against putting their money on cryptocurrencies, citing high financial risks. 
Updated on Nov 24, 2021 02:19 PM IST

Govt to ban cryptocurrencies, make way for India’s own digital currency

A bill to prohibit all private cryptocurrencies in India is on the agenda of the government for the winter session of parliament  along with creating a facilitative framework for the creation of official digital currency to be issued by RBI 
Updated on Nov 23, 2021 10:23 PM IST

'Can spoil our youth': PM Modi urges nations to work on cryptocurrency

PM Modi spoke about cryptocurrency during his keynote address at The Sydney Dialogue.
Published on Nov 18, 2021 10:16 AM IST

Bitcoin's Taproot upgrade: Why it's a ‘game changer’ for the cryptocurrency

A representation of the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this picture illustration. 
Published on Nov 16, 2021 06:56 PM IST

Cryptocurrency crash: Bitcoin drops below $60,000, Ether falls amid broad dip

Representations of the virtual currency Bitcoin 
Published on Nov 16, 2021 04:08 PM IST

Parliamentary committee to meet crypto industry players today

The Supreme Court in early March 2020 nullified the RBI circular banning cryptocurrencies.
Published on Nov 15, 2021 07:59 AM IST

Ready to sacrifice anyone involved in bitcoin case, says Karnataka CM Bommai

The chief minister Basavaraj Bommai’s remarks came a day after Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala alleged that ‘influential politicians’ are involved in the case after officials seized bitcoins worth 9 crore. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 02:12 AM IST

Plea in Bombay HC seeks govt guidelines on cryptocurrencies

While referring to a 2020 Supreme Court (SC) judgement, which set aside a circular of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), that barred dealing in cryptocurrency as there were laws to regulate the same, the high court PIL states that the central government failed to frame laws. (Bloomberg)
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 02:37 AM IST

Bitcoin scam: Congress set accused free in 2018, says Karnataka CM Bommai 

File photo of Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai. (PTI)
Published on Nov 14, 2021 12:06 PM IST

Learnt coding in Class 4, says hacker Srikrishna at centre of Bitcoin row

In his statement, Srikrishna claims that he started learning technical skills when he was as young as 8-year-old. The hacker claimed he began learning the programming language Java when he was in Class 4.
Updated on Nov 14, 2021 12:14 PM IST

No Bitcoin scam, says BJP; No foul play in investigation: Bengaluru police

BJP'S Ganesh Karnik claimed that neither had any Bitcoins been transferred from the account of hacker Srikrishna nor any bitcoin been lost
Published on Nov 13, 2021 11:06 PM IST

Jeff Bezos-backed Latin American real estate app to accept Bitcoin as payment

It is unclear if La Haus is the first so-called proptech to accept Bitcoin
Published on Nov 10, 2021 08:26 PM IST

Bitcoin, ether hit all-time highs as momentum accelerates

Though both virtual currencies pulled back from their highs in the US session, their trajectory was clearly headed higher. In picture - A bitcoin logo outside a cryptocurrency exchange kiosk in Istanbul, Turkey.
Published on Nov 09, 2021 09:34 PM IST

Bitcoin, Ethereum touch record highs; overall crypto market cap tops 3 trillion

Representative Image
Published on Nov 09, 2021 08:39 AM IST

‘Meme coin’ collapses after 230,000% gain, promoters flee with $3.38m in sales

The SQUID meme coin was inspired by the Netflix hit series Squid Game
Published on Nov 02, 2021 12:38 PM IST

Shina Ibu's market value tops $23 bn; higher than Adani Enterprises, Tata Steel

The Shiba Enu coin
Published on Oct 27, 2021 05:41 PM IST

Bitcoin records new high, reaches $66,000 on Wall Street debut

The news electrified demand for the cryptocurrency, which scaled an all-time pinnacle of $66,976 in London on Wednesday.
Published on Oct 20, 2021 09:55 PM IST

Bitcoin on cusp of all-time high ahead of futures ETF listing

Known throughout its 13-year life for its volatility, bitcoin has risen by some 40% this month.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 05:20 PM IST

Bitcoin soars above $62,000, US futures ETF debut expected today

The price of Bitcoin on Monday soared above the $62,000-mark.
Published on Oct 18, 2021 08:41 AM IST

Bitcoin tops $60,000 on hopes of first US futures ETF debut

FILE PHOTO: Representations of cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, DogeCoin, Ripple, Litecoin are placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo
Published on Oct 16, 2021 04:14 AM IST

US replaces China as world’s biggest Bitcoin miner

The surge in the US' relative share has been driven by China’s move to whittle down the industry to control financial risk.
Published on Oct 13, 2021 03:35 PM IST

Bitcoin’s record high is within sight after sharp recent rally

Bitcoin’s climb has activated an inverted head and shoulders chart pattern.
Published on Oct 12, 2021 06:37 PM IST

El Salvador to fund veterinary hospital using bitcoin, president says

Representations of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin (REUTERS)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 10:00 AM IST

Cryptocurrency Bitcoin rises above $51,000; Ethereum, Dogecoin top gainers

Bitcoin had fallen below the $50,000 mark in early September during a broad selloff.
Published on Oct 06, 2021 11:43 AM IST

Bitcoin hits $50,000 for first time in four weeks

Bitcoin rose as much as 2.35% to hit $50,398.10
Published on Oct 05, 2021 04:43 PM IST

Who are buying cryptocurrencies in India? Survey reveals age, profile, city

Bitcoin is the most preferred cryptocurrency among Indians, the survey revealed. 
Published on Sep 29, 2021 11:07 PM IST

'Illegal': Chinese central bank on crypto transactions

A Chinese flag is seen among representations of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. 
Published on Sep 24, 2021 06:01 PM IST
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