Campaign India Team
Nov 03, 2014

ASCI rules against 84 ads that violated code in August 2014

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

ASCI rules against 84 ads that violated code in August 2014

ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) ruled that 84 of the 95 ads for August 2014 it evaluated had violated the self-regulation code.

Health and Personal Care followed by Education were the categories with the most number of violations in the month.

Health and Personal Care

Company Brand
Sanjeev Cancer Hospital  
Dr. Arora’s Clinic Private Limited  
Jinga Gold  Jinga Plus Herbal Capsules 
Shathayu Ayurveda   
Arka Biologics  Re-21 
Doctor Advice Company  Sikander-e-azam capsules 
Zee Laboratories  Zee My Fair Product 
GP Dixit Yoga & Prakritik Chikitsalaya  
Batson Drugs and Pharmaceuticals   
Batson Drugs and Pharmaceuticals No Kharate 
Ganga Chikitsalaya   
Jivo Wellness Pvt. Ltd.  Jivo Canola 
Marico Ltd  Livon Hair Gain 
Advanced Hair Studio  
Dhanwantari Pharmaceutical   
Dr Green Tulsi  
Srikara Hospitals   
Tara Health Foods Limited  Zaitoon Tara Cooking Oil 
RC Creatives Sales Private Limited  Roomani oil
Aiswaryalakshmi Valampirishanghu  
Leeford Healthcare Ltd  Meglow Premium Fairness Cream 
Musli Universal Capsule & Oil  
Ayurgen Herbals  GroTall Plus Tonic 
Agro Pharma   
Zilaxo Advanced Pain Solution   
SRS Formulations  Pylo Tablets 
Bhagwaan Healthcare Centre  
Tirupati Pharmacy - Jeevan Shakti Capsule
Prime Ayurveda  Prime cool herbal eye drops
SaifySeva Ashram  Dard Go Sugar Control Powder
Noni BioTechPvt Ltd  Divine Noni 
Khodiyar Ayurvedic  
Gokul Clinic  
Bajaj Corp Ltd  Bajaj Almond Drops Hair Oil 
Sky Brand India  Vish Mukti
B. Lab  Pro Hair 
Osmor Osmor Water Purification 
Anand Clinic  
Shiv Shakti Medicine  Restore Power Capsule 
India Veda  MX Stamina 
Dr. G Wellness for Diabetes  

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
CL Educate Ltd  
Govindam Defence Academy  
Shree Gujarat Education Trust  SCIT – College of IT & Management
Aditya School of Banking  
Raman Coaching  
Mumbai Educational Trust  MET Institute of Medical Sciences
Manasa Defence Academy  
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology & Management
Excel College Advanced Studies  
Indian Institute of Medical Representative 
National Academy of Fire and Safety Engineering
Northern Institute of Engineering and Technology (NIET)
Achariya Arts and Science College  
Columbia Institute of Pharmacy  
Gurukul Institute of Engineering & Technology
IIJT Education Pvt. Ltd  
IT Vision  
National Institute of Fire, Disaster and Environment Management
The Atmajyoti Research and Educational Trust (Universal Technical College), 
BagulaMukhi Group of Institution  
Gandhi Institute for Education & Technology
Maharana Pratap Group of Institutions  
RBMI Group of Institutions  
Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Institutions   
Balaji Group of Institutions  

The CCC found the claims made by the advertisers unsubstantiated.

Teleshopping

Company Brand
Devi Anusandhan Sansthan  Dhan Varsha SarwaSankatNivakar
Quick Heal Technologies  Quick Heal Anti-Virus
Star CJ Network India  Star CJ Alive

Others

Company Brand
eBay.com  
TTK Prestige Ltd  Prestige Livestraw Water Purifier 
Tata Sky Ltd   
Sitaram Shyamlal Ret Greenline Juicer 
Ricoh India Limited  
Hindustan Unilever Ltd  Pureit Ultima
Mantri Developers  
Mebelkart Technologies Private Limited

Automobiles

Company Brand
EMI Free Car Pvt. Ltd  
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd  Maruti Swift
Honda Cars India Ltd  Honda Amaze
Hyundai Motors India  Hyundai Eon

Food and Beverages

Company Brand
Saj Food Product Pvt Ltd  Biskfarm
Gujarat Co-operative Milk Federation Ltd  Amul Butter
Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd  Amul

 

Source:
Campaign India

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