Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha | Twitter
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New Delhi: The ban on 59 Chinese apps including the popular video app TikTok by the Indian government Monday, caught the fancy of Twitter users immediately and was the subject of many comments.

In case one is looking for the reason behind the ban, Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad offers several.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh is not convinced, though.

According to ethical hacker Elliot Alderson, the ban actually reflects badly on India. Find out why.

Congress’ Sanjay Jha chimes in with an ominous warning for the BJP in the term TikTok.

TMC MP Abhijeet Banerjee calls PM Modi hypocritical for using one of the banned apps just a week ago. His party senior Derek O’ Brien joins in.

Check out music composer Vishal Dadlani’s rather convincing analogy on the app ban.

Someone finally said it — what about the NaMo app and its privacy concerns?

BJP’s spokesperson Sambit Patra keeps it short and crisp. Must have been tough for him.

Yoga guru Ramdev emphasises  atmanirbharta, now that Chinese ‘colonisation’ is over.

Designer Farah Khan Ali coins a couplet to explain the India-China Tik for tat.

Psephologist Yashwant Deshmukh calls for another ban, one that will make many of us jobless!

Moving on to the coronavirus, AAP leaders Satyender Jain and Atishi Marlena who contracted the virus, offer their help now.

US Senator Marco Rubio has pledged his allegiance to one side in the India-China clash. Find out which one…

And finally, how `Sleepy Joe’ hit a birdie in his match-up with President Donald Trump

With inputs from Pia Krishnankutty

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