43 Chinese apps banned in India: a timeline of all apps banned since June

Chinese apps

AliExpress, Lalamove India, and 41 more Chinese apps were prohibited on Tuesday
TikTok and 58 applications were restricted in June
PUBG Portable boycott was carried out in September, however the game is re-sending off in the country.


On Wednesday, India prohibited 43 new Chinese applications, including a few well known names like AliExpress and Lalamove India. The move was taken as these applications were viewed as “participating in exercises biased to the sway and respectability of India, safeguard of India, the security of the state and public request”.The 43 Chinese applications prohibited in India list was point by point in our past report, yet this is only one set in a progression of restrictions on applications that the public authority has requested throughout the course of recent months.

The prohibition on 43 applications on Tuesday was the fourth significant restriction on Chinese-related applications in the beyond five months. To review, everything began with the restriction on 59 Chinese applications back in June, which incorporated the very famous TikTok. From that point forward, the public authority has obstructed other famous names like WeChat and PUBG Portable, however the fight royale game is prepared to get back in the saddle in another symbol, called PUBG Versatile India. Here is a timetable of restricted Chinese applications in India since June.

TikTok and 58 Chinese apps banned in June

The public authority restricted a sum of 59 applications in June due to the “rising nature of danger” they present. The purpose for the restriction on the applications is like the one given for the prohibition on Tuesday. The applications were viewed as “biased to the sway and honesty of India, safeguard of India, the security of the state, and public request.” The rundown of 59 applications included well known names, for example, TikTok, CamScanner, ShareIt, Helo, Likee, Xender, UC Program, Conflict of Rulers, ES Document Traveler, DU Cleaner, Clean Expert, and Versatile Legends. These applications were before long pulled from the Google Play Store and Apple Application Store. Outstandingly, these applications couldn’t be gotten to even using a VPN.

TikTok Lite and 46 Chinese apps banned in July

prohibited in July
The next month, 47 more Chinese applications were prohibited in India. The rundown incorporated no conspicuous names and were to a great extent clones of the first 58 prohibited applications. At that point, the public authority didn’t deliver a rundown of the 47 applications that were prohibited, however it supposedly incorporated any semblance of TikTok Light, Helo Light, ShareIt Light, Bigo Live Light, etc. Following the boycott, it was likewise detailed that around 275 more Chinese applications were unnoticed, including PUBG Portable.

PUBG Mobile and 117 Chinese apps banned in September

the prohibition on PUBG Versatile and 117 more Chinese applications. The prohibition on PUBG Portable was a significant blow with a huge number of fanatics of the famous fight royale game in the country. Notwithstanding PUBG Versatile, the public authority additionally prohibited applications like VPN for TikTok, Baidu, WeChat, Ludo World, Cleaner, and Alipay. While PUBG Portable was taken out from the Android and iOS application stores not long after the boycott was reported, it was as yet playable for the people who had previously introduced the application. With an end goal to re-send off the game in India, PUBG Partnership cut attaches with Tencent Games and took over distributing freedoms. The organization as of late reported that PUBG Portable India is set to send off in the country for certain restricted elements.

AliExpress and 42 Chinese apps banned in November

Leap to November 24th and the public authority declared a prohibition on 43 more Chinese applications in India, including AliExpress, Lalamove India, CamCard, WeTV, Clerk Wallet, and that’s just the beginning. AliExpress is a famous customer web based business application of Chinese monster Alibaba, while Lalamove India gave on-request, impromptu conveyance administrations. These applications are as yet noticeable on the Google Play Store and may get pulled in the days to come. Here is a rundown of 43 applications that the public authority restricted on Tuesday:

  • 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

As of November 25th, the Indian government has restricted north of 250 Chinese applications in the nation and it seems like we might see all the more such applications getting hindered in the months to come.

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