Six Pakistan-based YouTube news channels among 16 blocked by I&B Ministry

This is the second time in a month that govt has taken such an action

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BS Reporter Mumbai
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) on Monday blocked 16 YouTube news channels – 10 Indian and six Pakistan-based – for spreading disinformation related to India’s national security, foreign relations and public order, it said in a statement.

This is the second time in a month that the government has taken such an action.

Earlier this month, the Ministry had blocked 22 YouTube news channels, 3 Twitter accounts, 1 Facebook account, and a news website for spreading fake news and disinformation.

First Published: Apr 25 2022 | 9:42 PM IST

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