In a fresh list, India government has banned 43 more mobile apps that have linkage with China. This time around, one of the popular shopping app AliExpress has been included in the ban list. These banned mobile apps are said to be engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order.

For the India Government, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has invoked its power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act to block these 43 mobile apps. 

India Government bans Chinese mobile apps

According to the official press statement, the order for blocking the access of these apps by users in India is based on the comprehensive reports received from Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center, Ministry of Home Affair.

Government is committed to protect the interests of citizens and sovereignty and integrity of India on all fronts and it shall take all possible steps to ensure that,

List of the 43 mobile apps banned in India

  1. AliSuppliers Mobile App
  2. Alibaba Workbench
  3. AliExpress – Smarter Shopping, Better Living
  4. Alipay Cashier
  5. Lalamove India – Delivery App
  6. Drive with Lalamove India
  7. Snack Video
  8. CamCard – Business Card Reader
  9. CamCard – BCR (Western)
  10. Soul- Follow the soul to find you
  11. Chinese Social – Free Online Dating Video App & Chat
  12. Date in Asia – Dating & Chat For Asian Singles
  13. WeDate-Dating App
  14. Free dating app-Singol, start your date!
  15. Adore App
  16. TrulyChinese – Chinese Dating App
  17. TrulyAsian – Asian Dating App
  18. ChinaLove: dating app for Chinese singles
  19. DateMyAge: Chat, Meet, Date Mature Singles Online
  20. AsianDate: find Asian singles
  21. FlirtWish: chat with singles
  22. Guys Only Dating: Gay Chat
  23. Tubit: Live Streams
  24. WeWorkChina
  25. First Love Live- super hot live beauties live online
  26. Rela – Lesbian Social Network
  27. Cashier Wallet
  28. MangoTV
  29. MGTV-HunanTV official TV APP
  30. WeTV – TV version
  31. WeTV – Cdrama, Kdrama&More
  32. WeTV Lite
  33. Lucky Live-Live Video Streaming App
  34. Taobao Live
  35. DingTalk
  36. Identity V
  37. Isoland 2: Ashes of Time
  38. BoxStar (Early Access)
  39. Heroes Evolved
  40. Happy Fish
  41. Jellipop Match-Decorate your dream island?
  42. Munchkin Match: magic home building
  43. Conquista Online II

Initially, on 29th June 2020 government banned 59 Chinese mobile apps that included the super popular TikTok, Shareit and UC Browser. Later on 2nd September, 118 mobile Chinese linked mobile apps including the popular battle royale game PUBG Mobile were banned.

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