complaints

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

exchange4media Staff 16-April-2019

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

exchange4media Staff 01-April-2019

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 18-December-2018

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

exchange4media Staff 26-July-2018

The Advertising Standards Council of India upheld complaints against 171 advertisements, out of a total of 247 advertisements that were evaluated by it

exchange4media Staff 06-April-2018

Of the 116 upheld ads, the majority belonged to healthcare and education

exchange4media Staff 17-October-2017

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

exchange4media Staff 01-August-2017

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

exchange4media Staff 04-July-2017

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

exchange4media Staff 06-June-2017

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 10-January-2017

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

exchange4media Staff 20-October-2016

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

exchange4media Staff 21-September-2016

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 20-September-2016

According to reports, Patanjali has alleged that some rival MNCs are involved behind the move

exchange4media Staff 11-August-2016

ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 90 out of 156 advertisements. Out of 90 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 32 belonged to the Education category, 30 in the Healthcare & Personal Care category, followed by 10 in the Food & Beverages category and 18 advertisements from other categories

exchange4media Staff 27-May-2016

Out of 38 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 19 belonged to the Healthcare category, followed by 5 in telecommunication and broadband category, 4 in Personal Care category and 10 advertisements from other categories.

exchange4media Staff 01-February-2016

In October 2015, ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 51 out of 98 advertisements.

exchange4media Staff 30-December-2015

Out these, 28 belonged to the Personal and Healthcare category, 25 in the Education category and 21 from other categories

exchange4media Staff 27-October-2015

Out these, 46 belonged to the Personal and Healthcare category, 22 in the Education category, 10 in Food and Beverage category, five advertisements in Telecom category and 17 from other categories

exchange4media Staff 22-September-2015

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