DBS-owned Indian Bank to Close Account Over Crypto-Related Activity: Report

India’s first digital bank, the DBS-owned Digibank, is allegedly closing accounts involved in crypto-related activity. India’s first digital bank, Digibank, is allegedly closing accounts involved in cryptocurrency-related activity. The claim was made by Twitter user “Indian CryptoGirl” (@Desicryptohodlr) in a tweet posted Jan. 14. As previously reported, the same Twitter user had just recently posted […]

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Major Indian Bank Threatens to Close Accounts of Users Transacting in Crypto: Report

Kotak Mahindra Bank, India’s second largest private sector bank by market cap, is allegedly requiring account holders to refrain from dealings in cryptocurrency. Kotak Mahindra Bank — India’s second largest private sector bank by market cap — is allegedly requiring account holders to refrain from dealings in cryptocurrency. The claim was made by Twitter user […]

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New Indian Governmental Committee Favors Legalizing Cryptocurrencies, Media Reports

A new Indian governmental committee reportedly favors cryptocurrency regulation and legalization over prohibition. A governmental committee in India has reportedly suggested that cryptocurrencies be legalized in the country, English-language local media TheNewIndianExpress (TNIE) reported on Dec. 26. According to the article, an unnamed senior official who reportedly attended the panel’s meetings on cryptocurrencies stated: “There […]

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Indian Government Panel Suggests Crypto Dealings Should be Illegal, Local Sources Say

An Indian government panel has reportedly proposed regulation making cryptocurrencies illegal via the Reserve Bank of India. An Indian government panel has reportedly suggested a new legal framework within the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that completely bans cryptocurrencies in the country. English-language Indian media outlet CNBCTV18 reported on the framework on Dec. 6. The […]

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