UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-2-  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.

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

Encounter philosophy is a criminal philosophy 

Current developments in India:

Guidelines given:

The Court laid down a number of guidelines for the prevention and investigation of such killings, including

Ending the culture of impunity:

Source:”The Hindu”


The ‘encounter’ philosophy is a criminal philosophy” because it affects the credibility of the rule of law. Analyse the statement in light of the rise in such killings in India, recently.