Majority of the 117 ads belong to healthcare, education, personal care, telecommunication, food & beverages and e-commerce categories

exchange4media Staff Aug 1, 2017 5:25 PM


Complaints against Godrej Consumer Products, HUL, Reliance Communications, Vodafone India, Amazon India, Mobitech Creations, Foodpanda and more, were upheld

exchange4media Staff Jul 4, 2017 6:20 PM

ASCI upholds complaints against ads by Bharti Airtel, Frankfinn Aviation Services and more?blur=25

Majority of the 214 ads belong to Healthcare, Education and Food & Beverages categories

exchange4media Staff Jun 6, 2017 8:13 AM

ASCI introduces ‘Independent Review Process’ to overall complaints procedure?blur=25

Appoints Justice Mukul Mudgal (Retd. Chief Justice of State, Punjab and Haryana) as Chairman for all Independent Review Process cases; appoints Dr. CBS Venkataramana, IAS (Retd.) as the new Chief Complaints Officer

exchange4media Staff May 29, 2017 1:15 PM

ASCI now releases guidelines for celebrity endorsements?blur=25

In keeping with responsible advertising, ASCI now wants ad industry and celebrities to follow these guidelines to protect consumers’ interests

exchange4media Staff Apr 17, 2017 8:14 AM

ASCI upheld ads of Aaj Tak, Times Network, Wipro's Chandrika soap, Dettol Handwash in December 2016?blur=25

ASCI upheld complaints against 95 out of 125 ads which also included Philips Shavers, Borges Olive Oil, HP Ink and Hersheys spread to name a few

exchange4media Staff Mar 30, 2017 8:50 AM

Advertisers need to change their views about ASCI’s role: SK Swamy, ASCI Chairman?blur=25

Advertisers who have so far challenged ASCI’s role as a self-regulatory body saying that it should not be interfering and commenting on their work will now have to modify their view based on the SC’s judgement, says SK Swamy, ASCI Chairman

Venkata Susmita Biswas Feb 13, 2017 7:51 AM

SC recognizes ASCI's self-regulatory role in advertising?blur=25

The SC agrees that ASCI serves as an effective pre-emptive step to statutory provisions in the sphere of media regulation for TV and Radio programmes in India.

exchange4media Staff Feb 7, 2017 8:54 AM

Airtel, Flipkart, Pan Bahar Masala among others in the dock for flouting ASCI norms?blur=25

In October 2016, ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 98 out of 162 advertisements. Out of 98 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 37 belonged to the Healthcare category, 31 to the Education category, followed by 6 in the Food & Beverages category, 5 in Personal Care Category and 19 advertisements from other categories

exchange4media Staff Jan 10, 2017 9:03 AM

Has 2016 been Patanjali's year??blur=25

Right from announcing a turnover of Rs 5,000 crore during FY16 to becoming one of biggest FMCG advertisers on television and then stirring up controversy with ASCI and legal bodies, 2016 has turned out to be quite a year for Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved

Madhuwanti Saha Dec 30, 2016 8:01 AM

Celebrities liable for punishment for misleading ads: Union Minister Paswan?blur=25

The minister warned celebrities against endorsing products that make exaggerated claims

Saif Ahmad Khan Oct 21, 2016 8:11 AM

ASCI upheld complaints against 134 out of 183 advertisements in July 2016?blur=25

The ad governing council found several brands in healthcare, personal care and education categories to be misleading and exaggeratory in nature

exchange4media Staff Oct 20, 2016 8:48 AM

Pan Bahar kicks up a storm on surrogate advertising?blur=25

A week ago, both the actor as well as the creative got trolled heavily on social media with people pointing out the health risk concerns involved with the product

Sarmistha Neogy Oct 18, 2016 8:08 AM

Patanjali ads yet again under ASCI scanner?blur=25

In June 2016, ASCI upheld two ads, one for Patanjali juices and the other for Patanjali energy bar

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2016 8:13 AM

ASCI pulls up Patanjali, Cinthol Deo Stick, Uber, Naaptol among others for deceptive ad claims?blur=25

Out of 98 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 39 belonged to the Education category, 25 in the Healthcare & Personal Care category, followed by 11 in the Food & Beverages category, six in e-commerce category and 17 advertisements from other categories

exchange4media Staff Sep 20, 2016 8:35 AM

Patanjali moves Mumbai High Court against ASCI?blur=25

After declaring in July that Patanjali would take legal action against ASCI, it has now petitioned the Mumbai High Court

exchange4media Staff Sep 19, 2016 8:10 AM

Srinivasan K. Swamy elected as Chairman of ASCI?blur=25

Abanti Sankaranarayanan, Vice Chairperson, CIABC was elected Vice-Chairman; and Shashidhar Sinha, CEO, Media Brands Pvt. Ltd. was re-appointed the Honorary Treasurer

exchange4media Staff Sep 10, 2016 4:52 PM