India bans 22 YouTube channels for ‘peddling lies’ about security, foreign policies – The Print

(This article first appeared in The Print on April 5, 2022)

New Delhi: India has blocked 22 YouTube news channels — 18 Indian and four Pakistani — for spreading disinformation about the country’s national security and foreign policies, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry said Tuesday. The YouTube channels had a viewership of over 260 crore, the ministry said.

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