The Government of India has done another digital strike against China. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Information and Technology banned 118 mobile applications, including the mobile game PubG. This is India’s third digital strike on China’s mobile apps.
Earlier, at the end of June, India had banned 47 Chinese apps, including Tiktok, and after that, Chinese apps were prohibited at the end of July 59. The government has cited national security behind this decision.
The ministry has said in a release issued in this regard that the government has banned 118 mobile apps which threaten India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India, security of the state, and public order.
In addition, the ministry said it had received several complaints and reports from various sources that it has been found that several mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms were stealing users’ data and sending it to locations outside India in a haphazard manner.
ban on these applications
Many popular applications are included in this list of banned apps. For example, popular games include PubG Mobile, PubG Mobile Lite, Baidu, Super Clean, ShareSave by Xiaomi, WeChat Work, Cyber Hunter and its Lite version, Game of Sultans, Go SMS Pro, Marvel Super War, Ludo World-Ludo Superstar, Rise of Kingdoms. , Gallery Vault, Smart AppLock (App Protect), Dual Space, Cleaner-Phone Booster, Lamore, Sina News, Tencent Watchlist, etc.
The border dispute between India and China is increasing continuously.
The border dispute between India and China, which has been going on for more than three months, is also increasing continuously. While India favors settling the conflict peacefully, China is merely talking and carrying out provocative actions. Recently, there has been a Galvan-like clash between the two countries near Pangong Lake. In addition, the PLA tried to stop patrolling by Indian soldiers throughout about eight to ten kilometers on the LAC. However, this attempt has been foiled.