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Out of the 342 advertisements probed by ASCI, 110 advertisements have been withdrawn

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2020 3:14 PM

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While most of the ads were evaluated for making misleading claims, the Consumer Complaints Council also upheld complaints against a couple of advertisements for encouraging disregard to safety

exchange4media Staff Feb 20, 2020 3:26 PM

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In the Consumer Complaints Council deliberations, the most common complaint was that the ads misled and exploited consumers’ lack of knowledge

exchange4media Staff Jan 14, 2020 10:57 AM

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Out of the 344 advertisements, 259 belonged to the education sector, 50 belonged to the healthcare sector, eight to personal care and eight to the food & beverages sector

exchange4media Staff Nov 28, 2019 4:09 PM

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Out of the 299 advertisements, 201 belonged to the education sector, 59 belonged to the healthcare sector, 9 to personal care, 4 to the food & beverages sector and 26 were from the ‘others’ category

exchange4media Staff Oct 22, 2019 2:36 PM

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106 advertisements have been withdrawn, while 38 were found not objectionable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

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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 Apr 6, 2018 7:28 PM

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

exchange4media Staff Oct 17, 2017 8:30 AM

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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

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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

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

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

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