India officially bans Chinese apps including TikTok: Here are the top 10!

In the midst of ongoing tension at Sino-Indian border after a standoff with Chinese forces along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, the Govt of India on Monday took an unprecedented step and decided to ban at least 59 Chinese apps.    

"This move will safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users. This decision is a targeted move to ensure safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace," announced Ministry of Electronics and IT on Monday.

TikTok

Chinese-owned app TikTok is a video sharing application which has been banned by the Indian government. 

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WeChat

WeChat is a Chinese messaging application which has been banned by the Indian government. 

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Weibo

Weibo, widely known as China's Twitter, has been banned by the Indian government. 

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Xiaomi

Mi Video Call – Xiaomi, and Mi Community by Xiaomi have been banned by the Indian government. 

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Shareit

Shareit, China's sharing application has been banned by the Indian government. 

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Likee

Likee, China's video sharing application has been banned by the Indian government. 

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UC Browser

UC Browser, China's web browser app has been banned by the Indian government. 

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Bigo Live

Bigo Live, China's live streaming app has been banned by the Indian government. 

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Vigo app

Vigo app, China's video sharing app has been banned by the Indian government.

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CamScanner

CamScanner, China's image scanning app has been banned by the Indian government. 

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