UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-2-   Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

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Torture an integral part:

Supreme Court on torture:

Even before India signed the UNCAT, the Supreme Court had brought about glorious jurisprudence highlighting the many problems with the country’s torture culture.


What is needed:

Gandhi and Buddha have propagated peace, non-violence and upholding human dignity. As such, the concept of torture is completely alien to our culture and it has no place in the governance of the nation. Measures should be taken to abolish it.

Source:” The Hindu“.


Critically examine whether usage of torture is becoming an integral part among the police institutions in India.