New Delhi: An online dating site, dating platform and website that allow users to meet people for $20 a month have been shut down by the government, according to reports.
An official in the ministry of information and broadcasting said the websites were not approved by the ministry, Reuters news agency reported on Monday.
The government’s anti-corruption body has not confirmed the shutdowns, Reuters reported.
The sites were shut down on Friday.
According to the website, the service had more than 3 million users, mostly in India and abroad.
The service offered free dating for people between 18 and 30, who could meet others for $25 a month.
The service, which has more than 30 million users worldwide, was shut down over complaints that the site did not comply with the Anti-Corruption Ordinance, a 2013 law which bans illegal fundraising, the website said.
The website has been operating for three years.