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Ban On Indian News Portals In China Uncalled For


Indian news publishers have asked the centre to ban all news platforms in India with Chinese investment, in response to the Chinese government blocking access to Indian news portals. The call to ban China-backed news portals comes two days after India banned access to 59 Chinese apps such as TikTok, Helo and WeChat among others, citing threats to data privacy and security. 

Shailesh Gupta, President, Indian Newspaper Society (INS), called for the ban, pointing out how Indian news outlets have been banned in China and cannot be accessed even through a Virtual Private Network (VPN) because of an advanced firewall ...


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