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Google removed these 10 Indian apps from Play Store! Know the reason

Google removed apps of 10 Indian companies, including many dating apps, from the Play Store. Popular apps like Bharat Matrimony are also included in it. These apps have been removed due to the ongoing dispute over Play Store service fee payments. Google says that the apps are not following the billing policy. Giving an example, the company said that more than 2 lakh Indian apps follow the billing policy but these 10 apps are not.

Google has also posted a blog regarding the removal of these apps from Google Play Store. In which it is written that the apps were given more than 3 years time for preparation related to billing policy. But even after the order of the Supreme Court, the apps are not following the policy. After which three weeks have passed. Report According to, the company had released this blog post before removing the apps from the Play Store.

The company has removed many famous apps from Google Play Store. These apps also include Kuku FM, Bharat Matrimony, Shaadi.com, Naukri.com, 99 acres, Truly Madly, Quack Quack, Stage, ALT (Alt Balaji). After this action, there has also been a reaction from the app owners. Kooku FM CEO Chand Bisu has called Google a bad company. Bisu said that Google is a very bad company from business point of view. It controls the entire startup system of India. In 2019, the company removed the app from the Play Store for 25 days without notice.

Shaadi.com founder Anupam Mittal wrote from his social media handle that this is a dark day for the Indian internet. Google has removed many big apps from the Play Store, while legal hearing is still going on in this matter. On the other hand, the court also gave a decision in favor of Google. The court had rejected the petition filed by the app owners challenging the billing policy. After that the petition of the apps reached the Supreme Court. But the Supreme Court did not issue any final order and extended the hearing to March 9.

Google is actually imposing 11% to 26% fees on Indian startups for in-app payments. Dating apps like Bharat Matrimony, Christian Matrimony, Muslim Matrimony and Jodii were deleted by Google on Friday. After which the shares of Matrimony.com fell by 2.7 percent. Whereas Info Edge shares fell 1.5%. The company is ruling the Indian market because 94 percent of the phones in the Indian market depend on its Android platform. 

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