UC browser which is one of the famous browsers used in India. It has 500 million-plus downloads on Playstore. The Indian government has banned 58 other Chinese apps which include TikTok and Shein. Here is the list of Chinese apps that got banned
A government press release announcing the ban stated: "The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it’s power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view of the emergent nature of threats has decided to block 59 apps since in view of the information available they are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, the security of the state and public order". To get more information check out our latest article here.