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Bitcoin soars to $71,000 today: what’s fuelling the rally?

Mumbai: Bitcoin (BTC) surged above $71,000 early Tuesday, its highest level since early April, while Ether increased by over 19% to $3,700, media reported.

Govt brings crypto trading under anti-money laundering provisions

New Delhi: The government has brought the cryptocurrency industry under anti-money laundering regulations as part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen legal control over digital assets.

ITR Forms for FY 2023-24 include schedule for declaring virtual digital assets

New Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified Income-tax Return Forms (ITR Forms) for the Assessment Year 2023-24 and will come into effect from 1st April 2023, the Ministry of Finance said.

Crypto investors plead for money return after lender files for bankruptcy: Report

Investors who lost money, in some cases their life savings, in the troubled crypto-lender Celsius are pleading for the return of their money, media reported.

Sitharaman points out anonymity as an 'inherent risk' in blockchain technology

Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said anonymity is an "inherent risk" in blockchain technology and stressed the exercise of precaution in the future with the exponential rise in the use of this technology, media reports said.

Crypto investment startup Koinbasket raises $2 million in pre-seed round

Bengaluru: KoinBasket, a thematic crypto investment start-up, has announced that it has raised $2 million in a pre-seed funding round.

CoinSwitch hires Ankit Vengurlekar as its first-ever Editor-in-Chief

April 20: Crypto investing app CoinSwitch has appointed Ankit Vengurlekar as Editor-in-Chief to strengthen user education initiatives as part of its mission to build an ecosystem that simplifies Crypto.

Govt working on categorisation of cryptocurrency under GST law: Report

The cryptocurrency may soon be categorised as goods or services under the GST law as the government is working on it to levie tax on the entire value of transactions, media reports said.

CryptoWire in pact with Bitbns to commence trading on crypto index IC15 from April

Kolkata: CryptoWire, a global crypto super app, today said it has entered into an agreement with Bitbns, one of the leading crypto-currency exchanges of the country, to commence trading on India's first global crypto index IC15 next month.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Crypto markets feel the heat

While the economies across the world are bracing for a tough period following the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the global crypto markets are already feeling the heat, sliding more than 11 percent, said media reports.

Pvt cryptocurrencies will never be legal tender: Finance Secretary

New Delhi/IBNS: Private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as non-fungible tokens (NFT) will never become legal tenders as their values are fixed by private entities, Finance Secretary TV Somanathan said Tuesday.

I-T return form to have designated column for crypto gains

New Delhi/IBNS: Income tax return forms will have a different column to mention earnings from cryptocurrency and paying requisite taxes, said Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj on Wednesday.

Budget2022: RBI will introduce digital rupee in FY22-23, says Nirmala

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India will introduce  digital rupee in FY22-23 using blockchain and other technologies, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced in her Budget2022 speech in Parliament on Tuesday.

CryptoWire rolls out India's first global index of cryptocurrencies IC15

New Delhi/IBNS: Global crypto super app CryptoWire on Monday announced the launch of IC15, India's first global index of cryptocurrencies, to empower knowledge on the blockchain ecosystem.

Top cryptocurrency service providers raided for massive GST evasion

New Delhi: After the massive GST evasion by Cryptocurrency Service providers WazirX, the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) has launched a crackdown on Cryptocurrency exchanges active in the country, media report said.