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Under which Article of the Constitution of India the media has the right to broadcast their news?
1. Article 19
2. Article 17
3. Article 16
4. Article 18

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Article 19

The correct answer is Article 19.

  • Under Article 19 of the Constitution of India, the media has the right to broadcast their news.

  • Freedom of speech and expression is a fundamental right given in Article 19(1).
  • Freedom of the press is included in the wider freedom of expression.
  • Article 19:
    • Right to freedom of speech and expression.
    • Right to assemble peacefully and without arms.
    • Right to form associations or unions or co-operatives.
    • Right to move freely throughout the territory of India.
    • Right to reside and settle in any part of the territory of India.
    • Right to practice any profession or to carry on any occupation, trade, or business.

  • Article 17 deals with the Abolition of Untouchability.
  • Article 16 guarantees equality of opportunity in matters of public employment.
  • Article 18 ensures the Abolition of titles.

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