India Preparing To Ban Cryptocurrency Trading?
Back and forth in India, makes you feel sorry for the people who have been embracing crypto over there and what a foolish move by their government:
India Plans to Introduce Law to Ban Cryptocurrency Trading
India plans to introduce a new law banning trade in cryptocurrencies, placing it out of step with other Asian economies which have chosen to regulate the fledgling market.
The bill is expected to be discussed shortly by the federal cabinet before it is sent to parliament, according to people familiar with the development who who asked not to be identified, citing rules on speaking with the media
The federal government will encourage blockchain, the technology underlying cryptocurrencies, but is not keen on cryptocurrency trading, according to two people. India’s finance ministry spokesman didn’t respond to call and a message seeking comments.