Jun 04, 2024

Government asks advertisers to submit self-declaration certificate from June 18

The certificate is mandatory for all new advertisements scheduled for issuance, telecast, airing, or publication on or after June 18, 2024, while ongoing ads are exempted.

May 23, 2024

Healthcare and offshore betting ads emerge as most violative in ASCI’s Annual Complaints Report

With 85% of objectionable ads coming from digital media, the report also found that online safety continues to be a concern.

Apr 17, 2024

Stereotypical ads missing out on India’s diverse consumer base: New report

The report by Kantar, ASCI and the UN Stereotype Alliance also found that less than 1% of ads in the country showcased members of the LGBTQIA+ community, while modern women continue to be underrepresented.

Mar 27, 2024

CCPA partners with ASCI to bolster advertising regulation in India

Cases concerning misleading advertisements escalated by ASCI will be ‘promptly addressed and handled in strict accordance with the Consumer Protection Act 2019 by the CCPA’ , as per the joint statement issued by the regulatory bodies

Feb 07, 2024

How green is our adland valley?

In light of the recent global COP28 agreement to transition away from fossil fuels and ASCI’s directives to curb greenwashing in the Indian communications space, Campaign India attempts to understand where Indian agencies stand on the matter, and the stance adopted by them when it comes to working with such clients

Jan 18, 2024

ASCI releases guidelines to clamp down on false environmental claims in ads

Effective 15 February 2024, these guidelines aim to ensure that environmental claims made by advertisers are reliable, verifiable, and transparent