UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-2- Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability.

In news:

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Crime and Justice:

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Other reasons:

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Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra recorded zero convictions despite recording more than 100 custodial deaths in the period.

Getting away with human rights violations:

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Police torturing:

Why such things happen:

What is needed:

Source:” The Hindu“.


Custodial death a worst form of human rights violation is continuing in India. Analyse the reasons for it. Suggest steps needed to eliminate such violations.