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ASCI upholds complaints against 74 out of 110 advertisements

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

exchange4media Staff Oct 27, 2015 8:07 AM

ASCI upholds complaints against 100 out of 141 advertisements in May

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 Sep 22, 2015 2:40 PM

ASCI upheld complaints against 114 out of 144 advertisements in April 2015

Out of 114 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 60 belonged to the Personal and Healthcare category, followed by 30 advertisements in the Education category, eight advertisements in Food and Beverage category and 16 advertisements from other categories

exchange4media Staff Jul 22, 2015 8:57 AM

ASCI upholds complaints against 185 out of 230 advertisements in March

Out of 185 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 81 belonged to the Personal and Healthcare category, followed by 57 advertisements in the Education Category, with 47 advertisements in other categories

exchange4media Staff Jun 3, 2015 8:05 AM

ASCI upholds complaints against 105 out of 146 advertisements in October 2014

Out of 105 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 44 belonged to Personal and Healthcare category, followed by the Education category with 43 advertisements

exchange4media Staff Dec 9, 2014 8:03 AM

ASCI upholds complaints against 68 out of 108 ads in March

Advertisements in personal and healthcare sector categories again emerged as the categories which accounted for a majority of advertisements (44 out of 68) against which complaints were upheld

exchange4media Staff Jun 4, 2014 8:04 AM

BCCC set to issue advisories on disability and national honour

The board members are meeting today to decide on giving a go ahead to the advisories that have been drafted on People with Disabilities and Protection of National Honour

Abid Hasan Mar 27, 2014 7:56 AM

ASCI reduces average complaint processing time to 12 days

ASCI has taken effective action to reduce the complaint processing turnaround time from 45 days two years back to just 12 days on an average currently; gets over 90% compliance of its decisions

exchange4media Staff Mar 22, 2014 8:39 AM

Highest number of complaints against Health & Personal Care ads in Dec 2013

In December 2013, ASCI's Consumer Complaints Council upheld complaints against 87 ads out of 108 ads, with Health & Personal Care category continuing to lead with the highest number of complaints received

exchange4media Staff Mar 20, 2014 9:51 AM

Justice Mukul Mudgal appointed Chairperson of BCCC

Justice Mudgal will chair the 32nd meeting of BCCC towards the end of this month. He succeeds Justice (Retd) Ajit Prakash Shah, who demitted office after being appointed Chairperson of the 20th Law Commission of India in Nov 2013

exchange4media Staff Feb 14, 2014 8:02 AM

Health & personal care category continue to be under ASCI scanner

ACSI's CCC found the claims of 44 advertisers in health & personal care product or service ads to be either misleading or false or not adequately substantiated and hence, violating ASCI's Code

exchange4media Staff Feb 4, 2014 11:03 AM

ASCI upheld complaints against 132 out of 169 ads in Oct 2013

Education, health and personal care categories continued to lead with the highest number of complaints received

exchange4media Staff Jan 8, 2014 9:20 AM

Now, online ads come under ASCI scanner

For the first time, ASCI has tracked & upheld complaints against four online ads, which include two HUL brands - Ponds BB Cream & Sun Silk Perfect Straight

exchange4media Staff Aug 24, 2013 9:32 AM

BCCC imposes financial penalty on Big CBS Spark for offensive lyrics

The lyrics were from a rap song 'No Lie' by rappers No Chainz & Drake that was aired on the channel on May 2, 2013

exchange4media Staff Aug 16, 2013 9:17 AM

BCCC issues advisory on telecast of content on kids channels

Following complaints on content, visuals & movie clips on kids channels, BCCC has advised IBF member channels to keep in mind best interest of the child

exchange4media Staff May 18, 2013 7:52 PM

Havells, Bajaj Electricals modify ads post ASCI rap

In addition to upholding complaints against Havells, Bajaj Electricals, some of the other brands under the ASCI radar are Emami, Dainik Bhaskar Group

exchange4media Staff Feb 6, 2013 7:43 PM

BCCC concerned over depiction of women & kids

The broadcast body has submitted a report to MIB with suggestions to stop telecast of TV shows that violate the rights of children and women

Abid Hasan Jan 24, 2013 7:53 PM

ASCI doubles number of misleading ads monitored

Consumer Complaints Council upheld complaints against 16 ads in Oct 2012. There was a notable rise in education sector ad complaints being upheld

exchange4media Staff Dec 29, 2012 10:00 PM

BCCC issues comedy show related advisories

The BCCC expresses its concern over comedy shows, which often range on crass, abusive, vulgar and double-meaning language with sexual overtones

exchange4media Staff Dec 29, 2012 9:39 PM

BCCC issues 2 more advisories for non-news TV channels

BCCC has approved advisories pertaining to sexualisation of children & health and safety of children participating in TV shows

exchange4media Staff Dec 26, 2012 7:23 PM