The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, today issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act, blocking access to 43 Chinese mobile apps.
The action was taken based on inputs that these apps were engaging in activities prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) issued an order to block access to these apps by users in India, based on comprehensive reports received from the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Earlier on June 29 this year, the Government had blocked access to 59 mobile apps and on September 2, 118 more apps were banned under section 69A of the Information Technology Act.
The Government said it is committed to protect the interests of citizens and sovereignty and the integrity of India on all fronts and it will take all possible steps to ensure that.
List of the apps that have been banned:
- AliSuppliers Mobile App
- Alibaba Workbench
- AliExpress - Smarter Shopping, Better Living
- Alipay Cashier
- Lalamove India - Delivery App
- Drive with Lalamove India
- Snack Video
- CamCard - Business Card Reader
- CamCard - BCR (Western)
- Soul- Follow the soul to find you
- Chinese Social - Free Online Dating Video App & Chat
- Date in Asia - Dating & Chat For Asian Singles
- WeDate-Dating App
- Free dating app-Singol, start your date!
- Adore App
- TrulyChinese - Chinese Dating App
- TrulyAsian - Asian Dating App
- ChinaLove: dating app for Chinese singles
- DateMyAge: Chat, Meet, Date Mature Singles Online
- AsianDate: find Asian singles
- FlirtWish: chat with singles
- Guys Only Dating: Gay Chat
- Tubit: Live Streams
- First Love Live- super hot live beauties live online
- Rela - Lesbian Social Network
- Cashier Wallet
- MGTV-HunanTV official TV APP
- WeTV - TV version
- WeTV - Cdrama, Kdrama&More
- WeTV Lite
- Lucky Live-Live Video Streaming App
- Taobao Live
- Identity V
- Isoland 2: Ashes of Time
- BoxStar (Early Access)
- Heroes Evolved
- Happy Fish
- Jellipop Match-Decorate your dream islandï¼
- Munchkin Match: magic home building
- Conquista Online II