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NEW DELHI: India has banned 20 YouTube channels and two web sites for allegedly working anti-India propaganda from Pakistan, a record stated.
A number of the channels banned, 15 are owned by means of the Naya Pakistan team, whilst the others come with ‘The Bare Reality’, ’48 Information’ and ‘Junaid Halim reputable’.
The whole subscriber base of those YouTube channels is estimated to be 3.5 million and their content material associated with India has had greater than 500 million perspectives.
I&B secretary Apurva Chandra, consistent with The Financial Instances, wrote to YouTube and the Division of Telecom, directing them to instantly block the content material because it “impacts the sovereignty and integrity of India.”
The net propaganda was once allegedly being run with assistance from Pakistan’s Inter-Products and services Intelligence (ISI).
The record quoting a senior reputable within the I&B ministry stated, “that is for the primary time that the emergency powers beneath the IT Laws, 2021 were cited to prohibit anti-India propaganda web sites.”