List of 59 Chinese apps banned by India: TikTok, SHAREiT and WeChat among them "The Indian government has the responsibility to uphold the legitimate and legal rights of the international. India bans 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, UC Browser, Weibo, and WeChat. Indian government ban comes after the Indian military has clashed with Chinese forces on the country's northern border.
The government on Monday banned 59 mobile apps, including China's TikTok, SHAREiT and WeChat, terming them prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and national security.
59 banned apps list with logo. New Delhi (Sputnik): In a bid to protect national security, the Indian government released an official list of 59 banned Chinese smartphone apps including TikTok, ShareIt and UC Browser. The move comes after violent border skirmishes killed at least 20 Indian soldiers in Galwan. Other Chinese apps in the banned list are Club Factory, Likee, Mi Video Call (Xiaomi), Weibo, Baidu, Bigo Live and more. The complete list of 59 Chinese apps banned by the GoI. After banning 59 apps of Chinese origin, the government on Tuesday directed them to ensure strict compliance to its orders, and warned of serious action in case of any violation, according to an official source. The government on June 29 had banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including TikTok.
India’s Ministry of Technology banned 59 apps, including TikTok and WeChat, saying the software threatens the country’s security and sovereignty, as well as citizens’ privacy. India on Monday banned 59, mostly Chinese, mobile apps including Bytedance's TikTok and Tencent's WeChat in its strongest move yet targeting China in the online space since a border crisis erupted. A person holds a smartphone with Tik Tok logo displayed in this picture illustration .(REUTERS) India on Monday banned 59 mobile applications linked to China and asked phone companies to block them.
Also Read: Shein Banned Among 59 Chinese Apps, Indian Fashion Lovers are Crying in Gucci Dupes The ban on the 59 apps came as a sudden announcement, without any prior warning. Naturally. The government of India has banned 59 Chinese apps that it has found to be prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India. The banned apps include TikTok, ShareIt, UC Browser and Club Factory. The apps that the Indian army personnel have reportedly been asked to delete from their smartphones have been divided into categories. Below is a non-exhaustive list of the apps banned:
The apps have reportedly been penalised based on intelligence information regarding how they share data with their parent companies, all of which are based in India. On this note, here is the full list of all 59 apps that have been announced as banned in India. TikTok A logo of Google is seen at an office building (REUTERS) Google Play Store confirms all 59 banned Chinese apps have been blocked 1 min read. Updated: 02 Jul 2020, 02:26 PM IST Danny Cyril D Cruze. This is one of the major breakings of today where the Indian government has banned 59 Chinese apps in the country. These include Tik Tok, UC Browser, Shein, Helo, Likee, WeChat and even ShareIt.This action has been done following the violent clash in the Galwan valley and how China has been active in the no man's land near Line of Actual Control (LAC).
// Update 2 (02/07/2020 12:29 pm) All 59 banned apps have been removed by Google and Apple in India; Over a week ago there were reports that the Indian government is considering banning 52 Chinese apps. Now, the government has reportedly taken an official decision to ban a total of 59 Chinese apps in the country. This week: Why India banned 59 Chinese apps, South Asia records 1 million coronavirus cases, dangerous floods hit Bangladesh, and a review of the new novel A Burning. The 59 Chinese Android and iOS Apps include TikTok, UC Browser, ShateIt, and lifestyle apps such as Club Factory and Shein among others. Full List of banned Chinese Apps
A total of 59 apps are on the banned list. India is a huge market for TikTok, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance. According to SensorTower data from April , 30 percent of TikTok’s 2. India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including hugely popular TikTok and UC Browser, saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and security of the country. The ban, which comes in the backdrop of current stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh with Chinese troops, also includes WeChat and Bigo Live.