eRupee CBDC to Support Offline Payments, Programmability Tweaks: RBI Governor

India’s eRupee CBDC to Get Offline Payments Feature, Programmability Tweaks: RBI Governor
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is looking to adopt offline strategies to ensure that the eRupee CBDC enters the financial system of rural and remote parts of India. RBI governor Shaktikanta Das reportedly stated that the central bank plans... Read more

Central Bank’s Stand on Cryptocurrencies Remains Unchanged: RBI Governor

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Cryptocurrencies can pose significant risks to emerging markets, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chief said on Thursday, cautioning that the central bank’s stand on the issue remains unchanged despite wider acceptance in other countries. “Our position, my position and... Read more

RBI Governor Calls Crypto ‘Highly Speculative’ at Davos; Others Show Support

Davos 2024: RBI Governor Calls Crypto ‘Highly Speculative’ Amid Others Preaching Representation
The ongoing 2024 session of the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos has brought together leaders of global finance industry under one roof. The topic of cryptocurrencies is gaining major traction among speakers and attendees, with industry experts shading... Read more

CBDC Set to Transform the Way Business Is Done, RBI Governor Says

Central Bank Digital Currency Set to Transform the Way Business Is Done, RBI Governor Says
Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said that CBDC is going to be a great transformation of the way business is done, the way transactions are done and highlighted that RBI is among the few banks power stations in... Read more

'DeSantis is Trump incarnate': Biden tears into Florida Governor

President Joe Biden attacked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis by making cutting remarks at a fundraiser in Florida on Tuesday for Democrat Charlie Crist, who is battling in the polls against a likely 2024 Republican presidential nominee.
President Joe Biden attacked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis by making cutting remarks at a Florida fundraiser Tuesday for Democrat Charlie Crist, who is battling in the polls against the likely 2024 Republican presidential nominee. ‘Charlie is running against the embodiment... Read more

Republicans tear into Kansas' Democratic Governor for taxpayer-funded 'all ages' drag show obtained photos and videos from a Wichita event known as the 'DADA Ball' that includes a drag show for all ages.
Kansas Republicans are criticizing Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and her administration over revelations that taxpayer dollars helped fund an all-ages drag event over the weekend. Footage obtained by shows scantily clad drag performers dancing at the Wichita event in... Read more

Video shows grinning Maryland governor hopeful Dan Cox accepting gift from Proud Boys

Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Dan Cox was seen accepting a comb gift from the Maryland Proud Boy, a far-right group, at an August event (Pictured: Cox at the same event)
Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Dan Cox has denied any affiliation with the far-right group Proud Boys after a video surfaced of him accepting a gift from a member. At an event this summer, the Republican was mingling with voters when he... Read more

Ex-Bank governor: 'Fool's paradise' is over – now we must let rates rise

Sage: Former Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King
The former Bank of England chief says households have been living in a “fool’s paradise” because they assumed low interest rates would last forever. By Neil Craven and Ahmer Khokhar, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, October 15, 2022... Read more

New York governor race tightens to a 'TOSS UP' as Republican Zeldin closes in on Kathy Hochul

Lee Zeldin, a Republican congressman from Long Island, is inching closer to Democratic incumbent Kathy Hochul in the New York gubernatorial race.
New York’s governor’s race has narrowed dramatically recently, as Republican challenger Lee Zeldin has closed the gap and made the race a ‘draw’ against Democratic incumbent Kathy Hochul. A RealClearPolitics average of polls taken between September 30 and October 12... Read more

Oklahoma Governor blocks $108M grant from being used to for transgender healthcare for minors

Stitt has signed bills to limit transgender kids in sports, as well as a bathroom bill that prevents students from using the bathroom that reflects their gender identity.
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has signed a bill into law that effectively bans gender reassignment drugs from being prescribed to children. The Republican is withholding Covid relief funds from the state’s children’s hospital system unless it stops providing puberty blockers... Read more