“The ad claim ‘With fares starting at just Rs 858, book till November 8 2016 for travel between January 11, 2017 and April 11, 2017’ is false as no such flight fare exists, and is misleading by ambiguity as there is no specific information about which route or for which flight this offer is available,” it stated.
It also upheld complaints against on-line retailer Amazon for inflating the MRP of a smartphone after which giving a low cost.
“For the product HTC Desire 620G Dual Sim being offered on Amazon India, the web site communication claiming the MRP of the product as Rs 14,900 is fake.
“The ad offering at discounted price of Rs 7,375 when the actual MRP of the product is Rs 9,990 distorts facts and is therefore misleading the consumers as to actual discount being offered,” it stated.
It also discovered an advert of telecom providers supplier Idea Cellular “false and misleading by omission” the place it supplied free recharge value Rs 50 by calling 53111.
“The ad claim… is false and misleading by omission as the free recharge was not being offered to every caller but subject to certain terms and conditions,” CCC stated.
ASCI also upheld a complaint against Philips Appliances for claims of life-lengthy free service, with phrases and circumstances which had been incomprehensible and in an illegible font dimension.
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