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The government has banned 59 Chinese applications including top social media platforms such as TikTok, Helo and WeChat in order to counter the privacy security posed by these applications.

ShareIT, UC browser and shopping app Clubfactory are among the other prominent apps which have been banned. The government has argued that the applications are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.

The administration has restricted these conjuring its capacity under area 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the applicable arrangements of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009, it said in an announcement.

This could come as a significant hit to China’s Digital Silk Route aspirations, dissolving a large number of dollars from valuation of its organizations. This could likewise prompt more nations following India’s way in acting against these Apps, sources told ET.

A high ranking representative said that the administration has thought about all the viewpoints before taking the choice. “These applications have been there for quite a while, and there are some protection and security issues with them including dangers of information leaving the nation,” said the individual who didn’t wish to be distinguished.

The announcement from the service of gadgets and IT (MEITY) said that it has gotten numerous grievances from different sources including a few reports about abuse of some versatile applications accessible on Android and iOS stages for taking and secretly transmitting clients’ information in an unapproved way to servers which have areas outside India.

“The arrangement of these information, its mining and profiling by components threatening to national security and safeguard of India, which eventually encroaches upon the power and trustworthiness of India, involves extremely profound and quick concern which requires crisis measures,” it said

“There have been seething worries on perspectives identifying with information security and defending the protection of 130 crore Indians. It has been noted as of late that such concerns additionally represent a danger to power and security of our nation,” the announcement included.

The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center, Ministry of Home Affairs has additionally sent a thorough suggestion for hindering these vindictive applications.

Here’s the complete list of the apps banned:
1. TikTok
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
16. ROMWE
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 Master
30. 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 Translate
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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