Indian Official Provides Updates on Crypto Bill and Transition Period for Cry...

Indian Official Provides Updates on Crypto Bill and Transition Period for Cry...

As the Indian government gets closer to moving forward with the cryptocurrency bill, an official from the Ministry of Finance reportedly explained what discussions the government has been having regarding the crypto bill and the impending legislation. Indian Crypto Bill’s Progress Update The Indian government is getting closer to introducing the cryptocurrency bill in Parliament. On Friday, CNBC TV18 and Bloombergquint provided some updates on the status of the bill and what discussions the government has been having regarding cryptocurrency. However, both news outlets cited....


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