close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

WhatsApp ban? Rajasthan may block app; here is why

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Oct 16, 2018, 03:30 PM IST

The Rajasthan government is planning to restrict, even block completely, instant messaging service apps, particularly WhatsApp, to prevent mass copying during entrance examinations. Why WhatsApp ban? Here are reasons why:

1/9

WHATSAPP BAN DURING EXAMS LIKELY: THIS IS WHY

2/9

1. Extremely popular, easy to send texts and pictures  

3/9

2. Of its 1.5 bn global users, WhatsApp has 200 mn users in India  

4/9

3. Since apps and websites are routed through the firewall of service providers, they can be selectively blocked

5/9

MUNNABHAI MANUAL:

6/9

Unscrupulous aspirants take snapshots of question paper, send them to gangs   

7/9

Images of test papers are leaked through groups  

8/9

Leaked papers solved by experts roped in for the purpose  

9/9

Solutions communicated to candidates who are equipped with wireless devices