Amitoj Singh

Amitoj Singh

Amitoj Singh is a CoinDesk reporter focusing on regulation and the politics shaping the future of finance. He also presents shows for CoinDesk TV on occasion. He has previously contributed to various news organizations such as CNN, Al Jazeera, Business Insider and SBS Australia. Previously, he was Principal Anchor and News Editor at NDTV (New Delhi Television Ltd.), the go-to news network for Indians globally. Amitoj owns a marginal amount of Bitcoin and Ether below CoinDesk's disclosure threshold of $1,000.

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Abinash Mishra, Commissioner, Raipur Municipal Corporation , Chhattisgarh, India. (Courtesy: Abinash Mishra and AirChains)
Indian City of Raipur Puts Real Estate Records on Blockchain With AirChains
"Certification should be secure and decentralization is the future we should work on," Abinash Mishra, Commissioner, Raipur Municipal Corporation told CoinDesk in an interview...
Abinash Mishra, Commissioner, Raipur Municipal Corporation , Chhattisgarh, India. (Courtesy: Abinash Mishra and AirChains)
India has registered 92 drug trafficking cases involving crypto and the dark net. (Pixabay)
India Has Seen 92 Drug Trafficking Cases in Four Years Involving Dark Net and Crypto
The nation's junior Home Minister Nityanand Rai responded in parliament to questions about drug trafficking from Jose K. Mani, a minister of parliament (MP) from the oppositio...
India has registered 92 drug trafficking cases involving crypto and the dark net. (Pixabay)
Indian President Droupadi Murmu (fourth from right), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (third from right), Ajay Seth, Economic Affairs Secretary (fifth from right), and other minister  before presentation of budget. (DD News)
India to Release Its Crypto Policy Stance by September After Stakeholder Consultations: Report
“The policy stance is how does one consult relevant stakeholders, so it is to come out in the open and say here is a discussion paper these are the issues and then stakeholder...
Indian President Droupadi Murmu (fourth from right), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (third from right), Ajay Seth, Economic Affairs Secretary (fifth from right), and other minister  before presentation of budget. (DD News)
Agriculture (Pete Linforth/Pixabay)
AgriDex Settles First Agricultural Trade on Solana Blockchain
AgriDex "settled the transactions almost instantly, charging only 0.15% to each side of the trade" while in traditional systems "fees can be several percentage points per trad...
Agriculture (Pete Linforth/Pixabay)
Cityscape Tokyo, Japan (Ryo Yoshitake/Unsplash)
Crypto Exchange Gate.io Exits Japan
"As one of the world's leading cryptocurrency exchanges, we strive to comply with financial regulations in all regions in which we operate," a blog on Gate.io said.
Cityscape Tokyo, Japan (Ryo Yoshitake/Unsplash)
Indian President Droupadi Murmu (fourth from right), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (third from right), Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary (fifth from right) before the budget presentation. (DD News)
India Keeps Controversial Crypto Tax Rules Unchanged, Finance Minister's Budget Speech
The budget is the first since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected for a third straight term.
Indian President Droupadi Murmu (fourth from right), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (third from right), Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary (fifth from right) before the budget presentation. (DD News)
BlockFi held a bankruptcy hearing Monday (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
BlockFi Administrator Submits Plan in Court to Make Customers Whole
The plan administrator revealed that a significant transaction had been closed which would enable a near-term final distribution of 100% for all eligible claims.
BlockFi held a bankruptcy hearing Monday (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (center) (Indian Ministry of Finance)
India Unlikely to See Crypto Tax Reduction in Tuesday's Budget
An unexpected election result and last week's $230 million hack of crypto exchange WazirX appear to have dented any hopes of a reduction in the tax.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (center) (Indian Ministry of Finance)
New Delhi, India (Unsplash)
WazirX Files Police Complaint After $230M Hack, Engages With India's Cyber Crimes Unit
WazirX said "many exchanges" were "cooperating" with them and that their immediate plans included "tracing the stolen funds, recovering customer assets, and conducting a deepe...
New Delhi, India (Unsplash)
Germany's regulator has toughened its crypto warning (Hiroshi Higuchi/Getty Images)
Germany Dumping $2.8B Bitcoin Is 'Market Intervention,' Despite Murky Legal Justifications
One expert told CoinDesk the law does not provide for an obligation, but merely an opportunity to sell, while another alleged that “How they handled this sell-off moved the ma...
Germany's regulator has toughened its crypto warning (Hiroshi Higuchi/Getty Images)