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No way privately-issued digital currencies can be allowed: RBI Gov Das

The comments come a year after government tagged Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies illegal and the RBI banned their trade.

05 Dec 2019 5:48 PM

Enforcement Directorate attaches Rs 42-crore assets in bitcoin case

In this scheme, Bhardwaj and his marketing agents were able to collect investments worth about 80,000 Bitcoins.

22 Sep 2018 4:54 AM

5 platforms providing access to cryptocurrencies to India

Some of the Indian exchanges have launched crypto to crypto pairing options.

09 Jun 2018 4:31 PM

Firm challenges ban on Bitcoins

The circular issued by RBI on April 6 stated that entities regulated by the Reserve Bank should not deal in virtual currencies.

23 Apr 2018 1:37 AM

RBI cracks down on digital currencies; plans own cryptocurrency

Reserve Bank on Thursday tightened the rules to discourage use of virtual currencies.

05 Apr 2018 6:21 PM


Citi India bans use of debit, credit cards to buy bitcoins

RBI clarified that it has not given any licence to any entity to operate such schemes or deal with bitcoin.

13 Feb 2018 3:34 PM

Tokyo-based Cryptocurrency exchange hacked

The firm lost approximately around 58 billion Yen worth of virtual money.

27 Jan 2018 7:51 AM

Bitcoins, other virtual currencies like Ponzi schemes: FinMin

The RBI clarified that it has not given any licence to any entity to operate such schemes or deal with Bitcoin or any virtual currency.

29 Dec 2017 6:26 PM

RBI reiterates warnings about trading in Bitcoins

Central bank has not given a licence or authorisation for any company to deal in such cryptocurrencies.

06 Dec 2017 10:13 AM

‘Non-fiat’ cryptocurrencies bother Reserve Bank

The RBI has been repeatedly cautioning everyone about the usage of cryptocurrencies.

14 Sep 2017 3:10 AM


Govt issues alert over new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’

To target users, spams showing links to fake dropbox websites is being used.

03 Sep 2017 6:37 AM

Govt panel looking into usage of crypto-currencies

Government has been debating issues concerning bitcoins and sought public opinion on it a few months ago.

28 Jul 2017 4:13 PM

Centre mulls Bitcoins norms

Bitcoins are first currency of choice in underground activities as they are practically untraceable.

22 May 2017 1:37 AM

Microsoft slams govt to treat ransomware cyber attack as a 'wake-up call'

Experts said the spread of the worm had slowed but that the respite might only be brief amid fears new versions of the worm will strike

15 May 2017 8:35 AM

Wipro beefs up security after receiving a "threatening letter"

Wipro confirms that it has filed a complaint with the local law enforcement authorities after receiving a threatening letter.

07 May 2017 10:02 AM


MP: 13-year-old sends extortion note: Pay Rs 2 crore in Bitcoins

According to police, he created a fake Gmail account under Id Pak ISIS to send the extortion note.

31 Dec 2016 4:08 AM