International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva says India is “a country that is on the frontline of digital currencies,” especially “how it handles a reduction of risk from crypto assets for the Indian people and businesses.” She met with Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to discuss crypto regulation.
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A number of cryptocurrency exchanges in India are disabling rupee deposits, particularly payments using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system. This followed a statement issued by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) regarding the usage of the UPI system by crypto exchanges.

Indian Exchanges Stop Offering Major Payment Options
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Crypto trading volumes in India have plummeted following the new tax law entering into force. The new rules impose a 30% flat tax on crypto income and do not allow losses to be offset against gains. New Crypto Tax Rules in Effect The new crypto tax rules entered into force on April 1 after the […]

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An Indian parliament member has urged the government to increase the tax on crypto income from the current proposed rate of 30%, stressing that crypto trading is similar to gambling. He has also requested that the goods and services tax (GST) be imposed on the total transaction value of crypto. Indian Parliament Member Wants to […]

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