The Centre has blocked 43 mobile applications for engaging in activities that are “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”. Several apps owned by Chinese companies are among the freshly banned apps, including four owned by China’s retail giant, the Alibaba Group.

“Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India today issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act blocking access to 43 mobile apps,” a government statement read.

 

Here is the list of the banned apps:

  •     AliSuppliers Mobile App
  •     Alibaba Workbench
  •     AliExpress – Smarter Shopping, Better Living
  •     Alipay Cashier
  •     Lalamove India – Delivery App
  •     Drive with Lalamove India
  •     Snack Video
  •     CamCard – Business Card Reader
  •     CamCard – BCR (Western)
  •     Soul- Follow the soul to find you
  •     Chinese Social – Free Online Dating Video App & Chat
  •     Date in Asia – Dating & Chat For Asian Singles
  •     WeDate-Dating App
  •     Free dating app-Singol, start your date!
  •     Adore App
  •     TrulyChinese – Chinese Dating App
  •     TrulyAsian – Asian Dating App
  •     ChinaLove: dating app for Chinese singles
  •     DateMyAge: Chat, Meet, Date Mature Singles Online
  •     AsianDate: find Asian singles
  •     FlirtWish: chat with singles
  •     Guys Only Dating: Gay Chat
  •     Tubit: Live Streams
  •     WeWorkChina
  •     First Love Live- super hot live beauties live online
  •     Rela – Lesbian Social Network
  •     Cashier Wallet
  •     MangoTV
  •     MGTV-HunanTV official TV APP
  •     WeTV – TV version
  •     WeTV – Cdrama, Kdrama&More
  •     WeTV Lite
  •     Lucky Live-Live Video Streaming App
  •     Taobao Live
  •     DingTalk
  •     Identity V
  •     Isoland 2: Ashes of Time
  •     BoxStar (Early Access)
  •     Heroes Evolved
  •     Happy Fish
  •     Jellipop Match-Decorate your dream island!
  •     Munchkin Match: magic home building
  •     Conquista Online II