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ASCI will continue to focus on improving its processes for even faster turnaround by leveraging digital technology & platforms, says Kamath, the newly appointed Chairman

Misbaah Mansuri Sep 11, 2020 9:02 AM

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Healthcare was a major concern with several spurious claims about cures and preventions of COVID-19

exchange4media Staff Jul 31, 2020 8:51 AM

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The regulatory body has also upheld complaints against 171 advertisements belonging to healthcare, real estate, personal care, visa/immigration and food and beverage sector

exchange4media Staff May 28, 2020 3:52 PM

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With more consumers turning to online financial services over brick and mortar locations, Google has identified an increase in personal loan ads with misleading information on lending terms

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2020 2:38 PM

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Reports also suggest that the social media giant has rolled out similar policies for its Marketplace platform

exchange4media Staff Feb 26, 2020 5:48 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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The most common reason for upholding complaints was superlative claims by advertisers, especially for education sector advertisements

exchange4media Staff Nov 5, 2018 5:47 PM

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Within the ambit of the Bill, a manufacturer can be fined Rs. 10 for the first offence of mis-claims and misleading advertising and in case of a subsequent offence, the fine may extend to Rs. 50 lakh. The manufacturer can also be punished with imprisonment of up to two years which may extend to five years for every subsequent offence

Venkata Susmita Biswas Mar 6, 2018 9:00 AM

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The government is considering a Parliamentary Committee's recommendation of penalties against endorsers of misleading ads

exchange4media Staff Aug 2, 2017 9:21 AM

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A Haridwar court has asked the company to pay the fine after it was found to manufacture its products elsewhere and not by Patanjali itself, as mentioned in the packaging

exchange4media Staff Dec 16, 2016 2:36 PM

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Misleading print & audio-visual ads on food items are under government scrutiny since self-regulation by advertisers is deemed as inadequate

exchange4media Staff Jul 22, 2014 9:39 AM