TikTok and other 58 apps banned in India
India: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 23:32, by: Staff Reporters

India has banned a total of 59 apps that had a Chinese origin given the stand off between both the nation.

Given the rising border tensions between India and China, the Ministry of Information and Technology has banned 59 Chinese apps out of which the most prominent one is obviously TikTok. The famous video sharing app has a total of 119 million in our country. Thus, these apps were banned for being harmful to Indian society. The government expressed that these apps disregarded the security of users and therefore told Apple and Google to get rid of all 59 apps along with the help of ISPs and telecom companies.

These apps have been removed from the Play Store and App Store. However, they are working just fine if already installed in an electronic device. If removed, users wont be able to download them again.

 “Invoking it's [sic] power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view of the emergent nature of threats has decided to block 59 apps since in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.” the government said in a statement.

The list of apps that have now been banned due to the increasing conflicts between both the Asian nations are--

2. Shareit
3. Kwai
4. UC Browser
5. Baidu map
6. Shein
7. Clash of Kings
8. DU battery saver
9. Helo
10. Likee
11. YouCam makeup
12. Mi Community
13. CM Browers
14. Virus Cleaner
15. APUS Browser
17. Club Factory
18. Newsdog
19. Beutry Plus
20. WeChat
21. UC News
22. QQ Mail
23. Weibo
24. Xender
25. QQ Music
26. QQ Newsfeed
27. Bigo Live
28. SelfieCity
29. Mail Mast30. Parallel Space
31. Mi Video Call – Xiaomi
32. WeSync
33. ES File Explorer
34. Viva Video – QU Video Inc
35. Meitu
36. Vigo Video
37. New Video Status
38. DU Recorder
39. Vault- Hide
40. Cache Cleaner DU App studio
41. DU Cleaner
42. DU Browser
43. Hago Play With New Friends
44. Cam Scanner
45. Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile
46. Wonder Camera
47. Photo Wonder
48. QQ Player
49. We Meet
50. Sweet Selfie
51. Baidu 52. Vmate
53. QQ International
54. QQ Security Center
55. QQ Launcher
56. U Video
57. V fly Status Video
58. Mobile Legends
59. DU Privacy



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