Why no Jiocoin can ever take on Bitcoin

Every few months, there is a new rumor surrounding Reliance Jio, the 4G operator that has taken the country by storm. A year ago, it was Jio DTH, which was supposed to put other DTH operators out of business, and now, it’s Jiocoin, which is supposed to put virtual currencies like Bitcoin on notice. According […]

Make bitcoins illegal – Government of India Committee

Bitcoin users and investors in India could be in for tough times ahead as a high-level, interdepartmental committee set up by the government of India has urged it to crack down on such virtual currencies. The contents of the committee’s report, submitted in August, have not been officially announced yet, but highly placed sources reveal […]

India bitcoin law not ready yet – Finance Ministry

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said there was no law on the use of bitcoin and similar crypto currencies in India, and users of such currencies may not get recourse to legal remedies for any damage. However, Jaitely added that the government has set up a committee that is expected to come up with suggestions for […]