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The Center on Monday 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”.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the channels were promoting misinformation and unverified news and videos that could cause panic among various sections of society. The blocked YouTube channels and Facebook account had a cumulative viewership of over 68 crores and spread “unverified false information to sow panic, incite community discord and disturb public order in India”, the statement added. “None of the digital news publishers had provided information to the ministry as required by Rule 18 of the IT Rules 2021,” it added.

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Here is a list of blocked channels, their audience and subscribers:

Channels based in India

Channel name Hearing The subscribers
Saini Educational 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 you news 3,249,179 views Not available
SBB News 161,614,244 views Not available
Defense News 24X7 13,356,737 views Not available
Study time 57,634,260 views 3 65,000 subscribers
Last update 34,372,518 views Not available
MRF TV LIVE 1,960,852 views 26,700 subscribers
Tahaffuz-E-Deen India 109,970,287 views 7,30,000 subscribers
TOTAL 42,20,95,154 total views 25,54,400 total subscribers

Pakistan-based channels

Channel name Hearing The subscribers
Pakistan 604342 views Not available
discovery 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
Bowl Media Bowl 167,628,947 views 1, 1, 60,000 subscribers
TOTAL 26,28,41,006 total views 17,00,600 total subscribers

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