India Bans TikTok, Dozens of Other Chinese Apps After Border Clash

NEW DELHI—India banned dozens of Chinese mobile applications, which include commonly applied TikTok and WeChat, after a border clash between troops from the two nations around the world left twenty Indian troopers useless this month.

New Delhi cited cybersecurity issues in blocking the Chinese applications from one of the largest and fastest-escalating markets in the globe. A senior Indian government formal said the ban was imposed mainly because the applications may well have been applied to harm India’s defenses, as well as to send a concept to China.