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Govt blocks 45 YouTube videos, Dhruv Rathee's videos among them

The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcast on Monday said that it has

 blocked 45 videos, 10 YouTube channels blocked for airing fake news with intent 

to spread religious hatred.

The content included fake news and morphed videos spread with the intent to spread 

hatred among religious communities. Such videos could cause communal disharmony

 and disrupt public order in the country.

Some of the videos blocked by the Ministry were being used to spread disinformation 

on issues related to Agnipath scheme, Indian Armed Forces, India’s national security 

apparatus, Kashmir, etc. The content was observed to be false and sensitive from the

 perspective of national security and India’s friendly relations with foreign States.