Center Blocks Apps, Website, Social Media Accounts Associated With Banned Organization ‘Sikhs For Justice’
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has ordered a ban on apps, websites and social media accounts linked to foreign-based “Punjab Politics TV” that have close ties to Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), an organization that is illegal declared under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
Based on intelligence the channel attempted to use online media to disrupt public order during the ongoing state assembly elections, on Feb. 18 the ministry used emergency powers under IT rules to shut down the digital media resources of “Punjab Politics TV ” to block.
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