Youtube Channel Banned in India: The Government of India has once again asked to ban some YouTube channels. The government is also keeping a close watch on the world of social media. This time the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has asked to ban the channels. A total of 3 YouTube channels are included in this list. These channels have been clamped down on the charge of spreading fake news. You will be surprised to know that the videos of these YouTube channels have been viewed more than 300 million times. However, this is not the first time that strict action has been taken towards YouTube channels spreading fake news. Even before this, the government has banned many such YouTube channels.
These are the names of the channels
The Press Information Bureau (PIB) tweeted on 20 December 2022 that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has asked to ban 3 YouTube channels. The list of these channels includes News Headlines, Sarkari Update and Aaj Tak Live. Make it clear here that Aaj Tak Live is not associated with India Today Group. These channels had more than 33 lakh subscribers and more than 300 million views.
Government of India strikes den of misinformation on YouTube
@PIBFactCheck exposes 3 youtube channels spreading fake news
💠YouTube channels fact-checked by PIB had nearly 33 lakh subscribers, over 30 crore views
— PIB India (@PIB_India) December 20, 2022
Because of this the matter of ban
PIB told that all these three YouTube channels were working to spread fake news. These channels had uploaded many fake videos related to Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India and Prime Minister of India, and these videos had millions of views. News Headlines channel had 9.67 lakh subscribers and 31,75,322900 views. The number of subscribers of Sarkari Updates was 22.6 lakh and 8,83,594 views. Aaj Tak Live channel had 65.6 thousand subscribers and 1,25,04,177 views on the video.
PIB also shared the photo of the fake cover photo
PIB has shared cover photos of videos available on these channels, in which many fake news were being broadcast. Let us tell you, the Government of India had banned 16 similar YouTube channels in the last month of April. These channels included 6 news channels of Pakistan and 10 news channels of India.
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