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No issue with crypto in India if laws are followed: MoS IT Chandrasekhar

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also said in February that cryptocurrencies lacked the underlying value of even a tulip

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Rajeev Chandrasekhar

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India's junior IT minister on Thursday said there was no issue with cryptocurrencies in India if all laws are followed, in remarks that contradicted the central bank's view advising investors to stay away from crypto.

India has been trying to come up with regulation for cryptocurrencies, with a central bank deputy governor even calling for them to be banned, but the government has not been able to formulate legislation yet.

In the last budget, the government established a taxation framework for cryptocurrencies, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the World Economic Forum last year that a collective

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 10:22 PM IST

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