Bitcoin [BTC] or other crypto trading NOT BANNED in India – Exchanges like Unocoin & Zebpay …

Against the accepted journalistic prerogative, even a “common” understanding of how cryptocurrencies work is enough to realize that no entity, government or person could ever “ban” cryptocurrency. There could only be a ban on exchanges that facilitate trading cryptocurrencies which might limit options …
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Bitcoin [BTC] briefly goes down to $5400 in India after regulatory concerns – Exchanges say …

At press time, the price of Bitcoin [BTC] in Unocoin, an Indian cryptocurrency exchange was Rs. 3,89,000 (~$ 5994) and Ethereum [ETH] was trading at Rs. 21,289 (~$ 328) which much lower than the global prices. Bitcoin according to Price.Ambcrypto and Coinmarketcap.com was at press time trading at …
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In a Blow to Bitcoin, India Bans Banks from Dealing in Cryptocurrencies (bitcoinmagazine.com)

In what amounts to a major clampdown down on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced in a press release today, April 5, 2018, that it is banning banks and regulated financial entities from dealing with digital currencies.“In view of the associated risks, it has been decided that, with immediate effect, entities regulated by RBI shall not deal with or provide services to…

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Companies Outsource Marketing to India Amid Ban on Crypto Ads (news.bitcoin.com)

The outsourcing of advertising is becoming a promising opportunity for many marketing firms in India. Restrictions on crypto ads, imposed by giants like Facebook and Google, are forcing crypto businesses to seek alternative ways to reach customers and investors. The high cost of these services globally is pushing more companies towards the Indian market. 
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Tax Filing Platform Teams with Zebpay to Help Crypto Taxpayers in India (news.bitcoin.com)

The largest tax filing platform in India, Cleartax, together with Zebpay, one of the leading Indian cryptocurrency exchanges, is uniting efforts to help Indians with their crypto taxes. The partnership aims to educate bitcoin investors and traders about the current tax laws and how they apply to reporting cryptocurrency incomes and profits.
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An influential former bureaucrat thinks India just can't regulate bitcoin

India's been grappling with regulation of cryptocurrencies for a while now, often indicating its aversion to them—yet not banning it. However, a former top finance ministry official insists that bitcoin and its ilk ought not to be allowed at all. Shaktikanta Das, a former secretary of economic affairs who also …
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