Campaign India Team
Oct 14, 2014

ASCI rules against 134 ads that violated code in July 2014

Education sector ads, followed by those for Health and Personal Care, accounted for most violations

ASCI rules against 134 ads that violated code in July 2014
ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) ruled that 134 of the 147 ads for July 2014 it evaluated had violated the self-regulation code.
 
Education followed by Health and Personal Care were the categories with the most number of violations in the month.
 
Health and Personal Care
Company Brand
Dr. Dassan'sAyurvedic Herbal Formulations  BP Flow capsules
Louis Herbal Products Louis Herbal Products
Naik’s Homeopathy Naik’s Homeopathy
L'Oreal India P Ltd  GarnierColour Naturals 
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.  Pureit Water Purifier 
Shathayu Ayurveda  
Atiya Herbs – Hakim Suleman H Care Syrup Hakim Suleman H Care Syrup 
Direct Hair Implantation   
Diabliss Consumer Products Private Limited  Diabliss Herbal Cane Sugar
Prabha Homeo Clinic   
Eye Q Eye Care Hospital   
Siddhi Ayurveda  Sugar Nashini Capsule 
Keva Ayurveda Health Care Pvt Ltd  
Deltas Pharma  Deltas PanchaTulsi Drops 
Ree Age Solutions Body  
TVM (Easy Slim Tea)  
SBS Biotech  Dr.Juneja’s Kesh King Hair Oil 
Anmol Ayurvedic Hospital & Panchkarm Institute
Dr. Manoj’s Homeopathy   
G.D. Pharmaceuticals P. Ltd. (Boreline Suthol Skin Shower
Dibafit  
Daves Noni & Juice Private Limited  Daves Noni
Herbal Research Centre  
Women’s Center  
Nurture Health Care (Ayurex -S Capsule)  
Ayur Gen Herbals  Shapeup Breast Cream, Grow Tall Plus
Zee Laboratories  Brexelant
Olefia Biopharma Limited  Olefia Crush Stone Syrup 
Seva Herbal  
Gupta Clinic  
Cure India Remedies Getset Go Ayurvedic Oil & Syrup
AshwaPrash  
Prince Pharma  Prince Tila
Ayurmed Herbs & Pharmaceuticals  AjmodRas
Bharat Herbals Nonstop Oil & Capsules  
Keva Ayurveda Health Care Pvt Ltd Keva Ayurveda 
Soliel International Healthcare   
Ganga Clinic  
Global Health  
Hasham Manji Padamshi Surmawal   
I.T.C. Limited (Vivel)  
L'Oreal India P Ltd   
Hygienic Research Institute  Super Vasmol 33 Kesh Kala 
Marico Ltd  Livon Hair Gain 
Om Shanti Cancer Nidan Sansthak  
Izda Health (Rebond) Care  
Kalada Plastic Cosmetic Surgery & Burn Centre  
Dr. Batra’s Homeopathy Clinic   
Leeford Healthcare Ltd  Meglow Premium Fairness Cream
Drinkers Stop.com  
Marico Ltd  Livon Conditioning Cream Colour 
Vi John Group Maja Health Care Division  Cobra Deodorant 
Pfizer Limited  
AAA Teleshopping Private Limited  Total Health Achiever 
AAA Teleshopping Private Limited  Slim 20 
Narendra Chitte Deaddiction Clinic   
 
The CCC found the following claims in the above category to be either misleading or false or not adequately/scientifically substantiated and hence violating the body’s Code.

Education

Company Brand
Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies   
Institute of Engineering & Management  
International Institute of Hotel Management  
CL Educate Ltd  
Microtek College of Management & Technology
NR IAS Academy  
Orchard Mathematics Tutorial  
Saveetha University   
Institute of Technology Mayyil   
Indus Institute of Hotel Management  
Prestige Institute of Management   
Agni School of Business   
CL Educate Ltd  
ICA Infotech   
Byju’s Classes  
Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd  Billabong High 
AIHM Institute of Hotel Management  
Bhutta College of Engineering &Technology  
Chennai Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management
Vajiram and Ravi   
A Gladiator Centre of Education Foundation  
BRCM College of Engineering &Technology  
Eduzone  
Neelkanth Group of Institutions   
PDCPA  
Vidyasagar Institute of Banking  
Jamboree Education   
Ratnashila Hospital  
National Institute of Hotel Management  
State Institute of Hotel Management  
Jaydev Institute of Social Sciences and Research
Gayatri Educational Institutions  
Educational Mission of Information Technology (EMIT)
Indian Institute of Catering Technology and Hotel Management
Yamuna Group of Institutions  
Shree Balaji Group  
Global Institute  
Pooja Seva Shiksha Samiti  
Modern Institute of Fire & Safety Engineering  
Aryan Technologies  
Apex Group of Institutions  
Emerald’s School of Business  
Excellence Informatix  
Genius Child Educare Pvt. Ltd  
School of Indian Hotel Management  
Global School of Management  
Moradabad Institute of Technology  
Radharaman Group of Institutions  
Bansal Management Group of Institutes  
Punjab Technical University  
Madhav Education Charitable Trust - AIMS Education Campus
Mahendra Educational Pvt Ltd  
Eduzone  
JRSS Coaching Institute  
Margdarshan Premier Institute  
Mayadhar's Classes  
Pinnacle Career Institute  
Vidyasagar Institute of Banking  
Softtech College  
NadarMahajanaSangam (JayarajAnnapackiam College of Pharmacy)
Susee Information System Pvt. Ltd  
Teacher Training Centre  
Indus Institute of Technology and Management  
 
The CCC found the claim's made by the advertisers unsubstantiated.

Teleshopping

Company Brand
Shri Sobhagya Laxmi Yantra  
TVC Sky Shop Limited  Shri Lakshmi Kuber Dhan Varsha Yantra 
Eage Shopping Pvt Ltd.  NavGrah Sewa Sanstha 
Sat Kartar Shopping Private Limited  Nari Jeeven Jyoti 
Sky Brand India  Gymnedine 
Sidh Chat Mata Kawach  

Jewellery

Company Brand
Joyalukkas Jewellers  
 
The advertisement claims “shop and win 12 BMC cars plus 2 kg gold” was found to be misleading as and in violation of Chapters I.4 and I.5 (f) of the ASCI Code. 
 

Automobiles

Company Brand
Hero MotoCorp  Hero Xtreme 
Hyundai Motor India Limited 
TVS Motor Company  TVS Phoenix 125 
Hero Motorcorp  Hero Xtreme 

Others

Company Brand
Sando Benz Innerwear  
Croma Retail Croma Retail
Kotak Mahindra Bank  
Myntra.com   
LG Electronics Pvt. Ltd.   
Procter & Gamble Hygiene & Health Care Ltd

Complaints against the following ads were upheld.

Source:
Campaign India

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