The Advertising Standards Council of India's (ASCI) Consumer Complaints Council (CCC), a self-regulatory industry body, upheld 82 out of 148 advertisements in June 2015.
In the Personal and Healthcare segment, the defaulters include L'Oreal India (Garnier Pure Active Neem + Tulsi High Foaming Face Wash), Lotus Herbals (Lotus Herbals Youth RX), Fortis Healthcare and Vicco Laboratories (Vicco Turmeric Face Wash), among others.
Career Launcher, CLAT Possible and Amity University were found to be violating ASCI's code in the Education category, among others. Advertisements from Heinz India (Complan), Pernod Ricard India (Seagram) were found to be misleading in the Food and Beverages category.
In the Media and Entertainment category, advertisements from TV18 Broadcast (CNBC), Sarthak TV and Living Media (India Today) were found to be carrying unsubstantiated claims, whereas the defaulters in the Others category include names such as BSNL, Uber, Casa Grande and Jasper Infotech.First Published : October 07, 2015