ban TikTok
ban TikTok

The government said the applications were harmful to India's sovereignty and safety, defense of the country, state security and public order.


On Monday, the Indian government banned 59 mobile apps, including TikTok, SHAREiT and WeChat in China, and described it as harmful to sovereignty, integrity and national security.

In an official statement, the Ministry of Information Technology said that it had received many complaints from various sources, including many reports about the misuse of some mobile applications available on Android and iOS platforms "to steal and transfer users' data surreptitiously in an unauthorized manner to servers that have sites Outside India. "

"The collection, mining, and stereotyping of these data by elements hostile to national security and the defense of India, which ultimately affects the sovereignty and integrity of India, is a matter of deep and immediate concern and requires urgent action," the statement said. He said.

The Indian Center for Cyber ​​Crime Coordination, Ministry of Interior, has also sent a comprehensive recommendation to ban these harmful applications.

“Based on this information and upon receiving recent reliable inputs that such applications constitute a threat to India’s sovereignty and integrity, the Government of India has decided not to allow the use of certain applications, which are used in both mobile and non-mobile Internet devices.,” He said.

The statement added that this step "will protect the interests of hundreds of thousands of Indian mobile and Internet users. This decision is a targeted step to ensure the safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace."

Here is a list of banned apps:

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
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