Manipur, June 29 -- As tensions between India and China heightened along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the past few days, the government of India on Monday ordered ban on 59 Chinese apps including widely used TikTok.

The banned lists include apps like TikTok, which has maximum users from India, Shareit, UC Browser, Likee, YouCam makeup, ES File Explorer, DU Recorder, Cam Scanner, Clean Master-Cheetah Mobile, Mobile Legends, Clash of Kings among others.

According to the Ministry of Information Technology, the said apps are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.

"The Ministry of Information Technology has received many complaints from v...