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The ministry said that the step has been taken "since there is credible information that these apps are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India.
The petition said that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone and particularly those who are not working in organized sector.
"The State government has adopted a no-tolerance policy towards online piracy of films and will soon have a plan in place to tackle and effectively curb piracy," said Jayesh Ranjan.
Trai has also favoured tweaking of licencing norms of players to ensure that "explicit restrictions" on discrimination in Internet access based on content.