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Rohit Gupta

Gupta, the newly elected Chairman of ASCI, speaks to exchange4media about how the self-regulatory body will continue to reinvent itself and further build consumer awareness

Misbaah Mansuri Sep 20, 2019 8:25 AM

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Subhash Kamath, Managing Partner, BBH Communications India Pvt Ltd was elected as Vice-Chairman and Shashi Sinha, CEO, IPG Mediabrands India, was re-appointed as Honorary Treasurer

exchange4media Staff Sep 19, 2019 5:22 PM

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The Chairman of ASCI believes the Consumer Protection Bill will see celebrities gravitate towards credible brands

Tasmayee Laha Roy Sep 18, 2019 8:17 AM

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106 advertisements have been withdrawn, while 38 were found not objectionable

exchange4media Staff Aug 29, 2019 3:37 PM

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The court has said ASCI has the power to regulate advertisements as per guidelines

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2019 2:28 PM

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While 59 belonged to the education sector, 35 were from healthcare,  5 from personal care, 2 related to food & beverages sector and 13 were from ‘others’ category

exchange4media Staff Jun 26, 2019 12:59 PM

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ASCI upheld complaints against a total of 145 advertisements out of the 180 it evaluated

exchange4media Staff Apr 16, 2019 3:43 PM

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The most common reason for upholding complaints were unsubstantiated and exaggerated claims that exploit consumers’ lack of knowledge

exchange4media Staff Apr 1, 2019 2:31 PM

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ASCI upheld complaints against 232 advertisements from a total of 277 advertisements evaluated by them in October and November 2018

exchange4media Staff Mar 1, 2019 7:02 PM

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exchange4media Staff Jan 26, 2019 9:30 AM

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In 2018, the AYUSH Ministry received 358 cases pertaining to misleading ads and claims regarding herbal, ayurvedic and other such products

exchange4media Staff Dec 28, 2018 8:37 AM

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The most common reason for upholding complaints were unsubstantiated claims in the Education sector such as providing “100% placement”, “guaranteed immigration”, “No.1”

exchange4media Staff Dec 18, 2018 5:55 PM

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CCC opined that Marico’s Losorb claim for their popular products as compared to other single seed oil was inadequately substantiated and misleading by omission

exchange4media Staff Nov 23, 2018 11:09 AM

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The most common reason for upholding complaints was superlative claims by advertisers, especially for education sector advertisements

exchange4media Staff Nov 5, 2018 5:47 PM

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exchange4media Staff Sep 15, 2018 9:20 AM

The newly elected Chairman on how he plans to chart a new course for the self-regulatory body, government’s intervention in regulating advertising and more.

Misbaah Mansuri Sep 14, 2018 9:00 AM

Shivakumar is an accomplished business leader with over 19 years experience in sales, marketing and general management across consumer products and in the luxury industry

exchange4media Staff Sep 13, 2018 8:58 AM

In May 2018, ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 143 advertisements out of the total of 260 advertisements that were evaluated by the CCC

exchange4media Staff Aug 27, 2018 2:09 PM

ASCI upheld complaints against 89 advertisements out of the total of 162 that were evaluated by it

exchange4media Staff Jul 26, 2018 6:05 PM