The Indian government has conducted another digital strike against China.
The Ministry of Information and Technology on Wednesday 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 apps from China including Tiktok and then 59 Chinese apps at the end of July.The government has cited national security behind this decision.
The ministry said in a press release in this regard that the government has banned 118 mobile apps which are a threat to India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India .The ministry said that it has received several complaints from various sources and several reports have come to light that several mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms were stealing users’ data and sending it out of India.
Ban on these applications
This list of restricted apps includes many popular applications. These include the popular games PubG Mobile, PubG Mobile Lite, Baidu, Super Clean, Shayomi’s ShareSave, WeChat Work, Cyber Hunter and its light 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 and Tencent