The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued a press release which states that the Ministry under section 69A of the Information Technology Act has blocked access to 43 mobile Apps. Action has been taken under Section 69A of the IT Act for engaging in activities prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity and security of India.
Earlier on June 29, 2020, the Central Government had blocked access to 59 mobile apps and on September 2, 2020, 118 more apps were banned under section 69A of the Information Technology Act. The order has been passed to protect the interests of citizens and nation on all fronts. The blocked apps include Alibaba Workbench, AliExpress, Alipay Cashier, CamCard, Snack Video, WeTV, MangoTV, Tubit, WeDate and many more.