News headlines on Friday evening of 18th September highlighted the removal of a very important application of online money transfer at Indian's disposal, PayTM from the Play Store due to policy violations related to online gambling.
What followed post the removal over 'policy violation' of the leading digital payments platform Paytm was its return on the Google platform. As the search giant confirmed that the app was removed because of the addition of the fantasy cricket tournament that the company recently included, which violates Google Play policies.
Google Play users were showed an error on the Paytm app listing that read, "We're sorry, the requested URL was not found on this server." Users on Android devices are also not able to download the app from the preloaded Google Play. However, existing users who have the app already installed on their devices can continue to use the mobile wallet and other services provided by the company.
Paytm posted a tweet at that time to confirm that the app will be restored very shortly, and reassured users that their money is safe.