On Friday Google removed the Paytm app from the Google Play Store. On this, Google has said that it does not support any gambling (gaming) app.
This action has been taken on Paytm due to violation of its gambling policies.
Paytm and UPI App One97 Communication Ltd. Developed by When searching this app on Google Play Store, it is no longer visible during some time.
Apart from the Paytm payment app, other apps of the company- Paytm for business, Paytm money, Paytm mall etc. are still available on Google Play Store.
Google has written in its blog that we do not allow online casinos. We do not support any such app that takes a consumer to another website. If an app takes a customer to a website where they can participate in a tournament to win cash prizes. Google does not allow any app to do this and doing so is a violation of Google policies.
Suzanne Frey, vice president of Google, wrote that we do not allow online casinos or endorse any unregulated gambling apps that offer sports betting.
Paytm’s reply – Paytm has given information by tweeting that Paytm app is temporarily unavailable on Google’s Play Store to download or update. It will be back very soon. All your money is completely safe and people who have already downloaded the Paytm app can use their Paytm app as usual.