No Ads from Big Crypto Exchanges this IPL Season!

India’s top cryptocurrency exchanges have spent large sums on advertising with IPL 2021 and the upcoming T-20 world cup. But this time, they have determined not to do marketing during the 2022 IPL. Blockchain and Crypto Assets Council (BACC) has taken this decision. BACC has over 24 crypto organizations as members. Top crypto trading platforms…

Crypto exchanges begin blocking accounts post-government signals potential danger

Crypto exchanges in India have begun blocking and reporting trading accounts, which handle dubious trades after government agencies raised red flags over cryptos being utilized for money laundering. Self-regulation is introduced during the time frame when the country is yet to settle on any regulations around cryptos or the method to tax them. Industry analysts…

The Rug Republic starts accepting payment in cryptocurrencies

Getting inclined towards the ongoing crypto trend, The Rug Republic, a homegrown décor brand, has started accepting major crypto as payment for its orders. Although the Delhi-based décor brand delivers all across the globe but the payment option is as of now available in India only. The brand will take the top 20 cryptos according…

Crypto exchanges welcome India’s high net-worth individuals

India’s super-rich people and family offices are becoming part of the crypto bandwagon. On their part, crypto exchanges are rolling out the red carpet for them with personalized services. Crypto funds and exchanges have experienced an increase in investments – skywards of Rs. 1 crore – by rich people and family offices, amid rising global…

Paytm stops services to Indian crypto-exchanges

After prime private sector banks started commanding payment gateway companies to abort services to many crypto exchanges in India over the past month, Paytm Payments Banks Ltd. (PPBL) had come to rescue the exchanges. But Paytm too has now halted servicing the exchanges via payment gateway channels. The effect was visible and one exchange, Zebpay…

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Explained: The May Cryptocurrency turmoil and what lies ahead

On Wednesday, cryptocurrency markets witnessed a downturn, with major currencies crashing rapidly, wiping off as much as $1 trillion from their valuations, which had hit a record high of more than $2 trillion recently. Many analysts seem to believe that the crypto bubble, which grew without reason or rhyme or unsustainably for some time now,…

Indian Banks block cryptocurrency related transactions, leave investors stuck

Cryptocurrency traders and exchangers are dealing with an ongoing problem with many banks not interested in allowing transactions that deal with crypto exchanges. According to sources, the problem started in February end. In recent weeks some banks have directed payment gateways to not permit crypto-related transactions. As a result, some cryptocurrency exchanges have been encountering…