India bans 59 mostly Chinese apps including TikTok, WeChat citing security concerns


TikTok has been banned in India due to security concerns. ? AFP/Files NEW DELHI: India on Monday banned 59, mostly Chinese, mobile apps including Bytedance’s TikTok, Alibaba’s UC Browser, and Tencent’s WeChat citing security concerns, the government said in a statement on Monday. The apps are “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”, the ministry of information technology said.