16 YouTube channels blocked by the ministry of information, and broadcasting

16 YouTube channels blocked by the ministry of information, and broadcasting

On Monday, The Centre blocked 16 YouTube channels, including six operating from Pakistan, and a Facebook account, for spreading "disinformation related to India's national security, foreign relations, and public order."

As per a statement by the information and broadcasting Ministry, the channels were promoting disinformation and unverified news and videos that have the potential to create panic among various sections of society. The blocked YouTube channels and the Facebook account had a cumulative viewership of over 68 crores and were spreading "false, unverified information to create panic, incite communal disharmony and disturb public order in India," the statement added.

The ministry said multiple India-based YouTube channels were publishing unverified news and videos that had the potential to trigger panic among various sections of the society.

YouTube channels based in Pakistan were found to have been coordinated to post fake news about India on various subjects such as the Indian Army Jammu and Kashmir and India'sIndia's foreign relations in light of the situation in Ukraine.

it said.

"None of the digital news publishers had furnished information to the ministry as required under Rule 18 of the IT Rules, 2021,"

Saini Education research 5,870,029 views 59,700 subscribers
Hindi mein dekho 25,047,357 views 3,53,000 subscribers
Technical Yogendra 8,019,691 views 2,90,000 subscribers
Aaj te news 3,249,179 views Not available
SBB news 161,614,244 views Not available
Defence news24X7 13,356,737 views Not available
The study time 57,634,260 views 3,65,000 subscribers
Latest update 34,372,518 views Not available
MRF TV LIVE 1,960,852 views 26,700 subscriber
Tahaffuz-E-Deen India 109,970,287 views 7,30,000 subscribers

TOTAL 42,20,95,154 views in total 25,54,400 subscribers in total

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Pakistan-based Youtube channels

AjTak Pakistan 6,04,342 views Not available
Discover point 10,319,900 views 70,600 subscribers
Reality checks 2,220,519 views Not available
Kaiser Khan 49,628,946 views 4,70,000 subscribers
The voice of Asia 32,438,352 views Not available
Bol Media Bol 167,628,947 views 1,1,60,000 subscribers

TOTAL 26,28,41,006 views in total 17,00,600 subscribers in total