Central govt bans 18 OTT apps for posting ‘vulgar and obscene’ content, full list here.

19 websites, 10 apps, and 57 social media accounts blocked in India.

Ban enforced under Sections 67 and 67A of the IT Act, IPC Section 292.

Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986, also cited.

Content found to depict nudity, sexual acts in inappropriate contexts.

Some content showed relationships like teachers-students, incestuous family ties.

Government noted sexual innuendos, prolonged pornographic scenes.

Apps had over 1 crore downloads; social media followers exceeded 32 lakh.

Blocked accounts include 12 Facebook, 17 Instagram, 16 X, and 12 YouTube.

Banned OTT platforms: Dreams Films, Voovi, Yessma, Uncut Adda, Tri Flicks, X Prime, Neon X VIP, Besharams, Hunters, Rabbit, Xtramood, Nuefliks, MoodX, Mojflix, Hot Shots VIP, Fugi, Chikooflix, Prime Play