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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 26-June-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

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 03-June-2015

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 04-June-2014

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 22-March-2014

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