Chinese Apps News
In June 2021, India had banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including the widely-used social media platforms such as TikTok, WeChat and Helo keeping in mind the threat to the nation's sovereignty and security
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the ban on apps, under the pretext of national security, violates market principles and World Trade Organisation rules
In addition to Xiaomi, Poco India has also released a statement that neither Poco X2 nor Poco M2 Pro feature any apps blocked in India.
The list of apps reportedly includes PUBG Mobile, Ludo World, 14 Mi apps by Xiaomi, AliExpress, Resso, and ULike.
The government last month outlawed dozens of Chinese apps including TikTok, Alibaba's UC Browser, and WeChat, saying they posed a 'threat to sovereignty and integrity'
China calls for reversal of ban on 59 apps, says it hasn't taken restrictive measures against Indian products and services
Chinese commerce ministry Spokesman Gao Feng said that China has not taken any restrictive measures against Indian products and services.
By opting against representing ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Mukul Rohatgi have set the legal profession and the rule of law in India on a slippery slope
Indian telcos, internet providers asked by govt to 'immediately block' access to the 59 banned Chinese apps
ByteDance will hold discussions with Indian officials this week and seek clarifications on the app ban.
Ban on Chinese apps: Beijing's Mission in India accuses New Delhi of 'discriminatory practices', violating WTO rules
"India's measure, selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds," China's mission to India said in a statement
Indian government bans TikTok: From Manjul Khattar to Avneet Kaur, a list of celebs who shot to fame on the platform
TikTok is home to multiple social media sensations. Its stars' profiles boast followers up to several million.
India bans TikTok, SHAREit, UC Browser and 56 other Chinese apps: here's the full list of apps and what they do
The ban comes in the backdrop of the stand-off along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, is also applicable for messaging app WeChat and online streaming app Bigo Live, CAM scanner, among others
India ban on Chinese apps updates: Ban is welcome, but govt must take more substantive measures, says Congress' Ahmed Patel
India ban on Chinese apps updates | While Congress leader Ahmed Patel welcomed the ban, he also said, 'We expect our government to take more substantial & effective measures.'
India bans Chinese apps: Centre blocks 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser; decision aimed at protecting Indians' data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
The ban on Chinese apps comes in the backdrop of current stand-off along the Line of Actual control in Ladakh with PLA troops.
The app's popularity rose amid calls for a boycott of Chinese apps in India during a Himalayan border dispute between the two nations.
A government intervention would probably be welcome news to TikTok’s competitors, who have been working from their usual crush-the-upstart playbook.