Regulatory Loophole Helps Startups in India Accept Bitcoin Without Breaking the Law (news.bitcoin.com)

Some businesses in India believe that they have found a loophole in the finance minister’s speech that sought to clamp down on the use of cryptocurrencies. While this loophole may allow startups to accept bitcoin without breaking the law, experts question its viability.
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Citibank India to Not Permit Card Customers Purchasing or Trading Crypto (news.bitcoin.com)

Citibank India notified debit card and credit card clients via email on the 13:th of February they would no longer be able to participate in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Citing regional and global concerns from regulators, the over a century old institution is following a growing number of traditional banks in cutting off access to the decentralized currency.  
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Roles of Regulators Decided in India, Rules on Bitcoin Coming Soon

India will soon have its own rules on bitcoin. The responsibilities of various regulators have been determined, a high-ranking official revealed. Relevant institutions are currently finalizing a comprehensive government policy on cryptocurrencies. Representatives of the Indian crypto community, …
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Roles of Regulators Decided in India, Rules on Bitcoin Coming Soon (news.bitcoin.com)

India will soon have its own rules on bitcoin. The responsibilities of various regulators have been determined, a high-ranking official revealed. Relevant institutions are currently finalizing a comprehensive government policy on cryptocurrencies. Representatives of the Indian crypto community, meanwhile, have quashed fears of an imminent ban.
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More Crypto Jobs in India, Despite Delhi’s Stance on Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com)

Jobs and applicants for employment in the cryptocurrency sector have increased substantially in India, despite current attitudes in Delhi towards bitcoin. Significant growth has been registered in the second half of last year, a period of great uncertainty about the crypto future of the country. This month Indian government reaffirmed its commitment to eliminate illicit use of cryptocurrencies. New regulations are expected in March.
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PSA: No India hasn't banned Bitcoin — but it's still talking tough on crypto

On Thursday a budget speech by finance minister Arun Jaitley generated a tsunami of 'the Bitcoin party is over in India' headlines, adding to downward pressures on the cryptocurrency. Safe to say, the truth of the matter is a lot more gray. Yes, Jaitley talked tough on crypto currencies. But no, there was …
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Litigation Filed in India for Immediate Intervention of the Flow of Bitcoins (news.bitcoin.com)

Litigation has been filed in an Indian High Court by a public prosecutor of cybercrime cases. Claiming that cryptocurrencies facilitate crime, he calls for their immediate ban or regulation.
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