Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi greets supporters in May. (Elke Scholiers/Getty Images)
India Springs Election Surprise, Sends Equity Market Crashing With Uncertain Implications for Crypto
Any plans for comprehensive crypto legislation could be kicked further down the road after a weaker-than-forecast showing for the governing party.
Narendra Modi greets supporters in May. (Elke Scholiers/Getty Images)

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (right) ahead of India’s G20 Presidency with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. (Indian Finance Ministry)
G20 Set to Crystalize Global Crypto Rules as India Wraps Up Presidency
G20 nations, supported by the FSB and IMF under India’s presidency, are set to bring into implementation perhaps the first global crypto regulations ahead of the Leaders’ Summ...
Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (right) ahead of India’s G20 Presidency with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. (Indian Finance Ministry)

Indian Budget Provision Allows Government to Define NFTs
Indian Budget Provision Allows Government to Define NFTs
A clause in India’s 2022 budget announced Tuesday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman suggests the Modi government may be seeking to define what is or is not a non-fungible...
Indian Budget Provision Allows Government to Define NFTs

Indian Budget Provision Allows Government to Define NFTs
Indian Budget Provision Allows Government to Define NFTs
A clause in India’s 2022 budget announced Tuesday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman suggests the Modi government may be seeking to define what is or is not a non-fungible...
Indian Budget Provision Allows Government to Define NFTs

India Unveils 2022 Budget Proposing 30% Crypto Tax, Digital Rupee Launch
India Unveils 2022 Budget Proposing 30% Crypto Tax, Digital Rupee Launch
In her presentation of the Modi government’s budget to Parliament, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced plans to launch a digital rupee by next year, and tax i...
India Unveils 2022 Budget Proposing 30% Crypto Tax, Digital Rupee Launch

India's Modi Says Crypto Should Empower Democracies, Not Undermine Them
India’s Modi Says Crypto Should Empower Democracies, Not Undermine Them
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a global cryptocurrency standard, claiming emerging technologies such as crypto should empower democratic societies. This co...
India's Modi Says Crypto Should Empower Democracies, Not Undermine Them

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin speaks at ETHDenver 2020.
Buterin, Srinivasan Donate to COVID Relief Fund for India 'Shaken' by Second Wave
Buterin donated more than $600,000 in crypto while Srinivasan donated $50,000 and pledged up to $100,000 more.
Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin speaks at ETHDenver 2020.

Twitter Bans Hundreds of Accounts Critical of Modi
Twitter Bans Hundreds of Accounts Critical of Modi
After initially saying it would not do so, Twitter has now banned hundreds of accounts in India, capitulating to pressure from Prime Minister Modi. “The Hash” panel discusses...
Twitter Bans Hundreds of Accounts Critical of Modi