I&B ministry blocks Punjabi website, app with links to Sikhs For Justice 

New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has blocked apps, website, and social media accounts of foreign platform Punjab Politics TV, found to have close links with Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), an organization that has been declared unlawful under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. 

Relying on intelligence inputs that the channel was attempting to use online media to disturb public order during the ongoing state assembly elections, the ministry has used emergency powers under the IT Rules to block the platform’s digital media resources, the ministry said in a statement.

“The content of the blocked apps, website, and social media accounts had the potential to incite communal disharmony and separatism; and were found to be detrimental to the sovereignty and integrity of India, security of the State, and public order. It was also observed that the launch of new apps and social media accounts was timed…

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