Giving another major blow to China, India has banned 47 new Chinese apps. According to the reports so far, these apps were working as a clone of 59 Chinese apps banned last month. The decision to ban these apps has been taken by the Ministry of Telecom. A list of which apps have been included in the 47 banned apps will be released soon.
Monitoring over 250 apps
On the other hand, more than 250 other apps have also been put under scrutiny in the government. These include 14 apps from Xiaomi as well as many more apps like PUBG, Resso and ULike.
Decision taken for data security
The Government of India is keeping a close watch on the applications of the Chinese incarnate companies amid the India-China dispute. By examining these apps, the government is trying to review the threats associated with them. The government is trying not to harm the security of the country and the security or privacy of the data of Indian users through these Chinese apps.
Last month, 59 apps were banned
Earlier, the government had last month banned 58 other apps, including TicketLock. It also included many big apps like Cam Scanner, Shareite and UC Browser. The reason for banning the apps was stated by the government to be necessary for India's blindness and security. The revenue of these Chinese apps has been deeply hurt after being banned in India.