IAMAI decides to dismantle BACC

The IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India) has made it clear to dismantle the BACC (Blockchain and Crypto Assets Council), which was created to represent cryptocurrency exchanges before authorities such as RBI (Reserve Bank of India) and other main government departments. As per two sources, IAMAI decided to distance itself from crypto.

Finance Secretary says Blockchain policy has nothing to do with crypto policy

TV Somanathan, Finance Ministry Secretary said that the government policy vis-à-vis blockchain has nothing to with its policy towards virtual digital assets (VDAs) or cryptocurrency. He added that there should not be any worry regarding the use of blockchain in areas apart from currencies or payments. At an event, he said that Government’s policy towards…

Budget 2022: 30% tax on crypto assets; RBI to issue digital rupee

On Tuesday morning, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman confirmed that RBI (Reserve Bank of India) will launch a digital rupee soon. The digital currency by RBI will be based on blockchain technology the tech behind Bitcoin and other famous cryptocurrencies. FM said that the digital rupee will be issued by 2022-23 without offering any clarity on…