151 Essays 2012

151 Essays 2012  (English, Paperback, Dr. Gupta S. C.)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Arihant
    • Genre: Literary Collections
    • ISBN: 9789350751497, 9350751496
    • Pages: 607
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    151 Essays is a collection of the choicest of essays on the current topics picked by the author.

    Summary Of The Book

    The speciality of 151 Essays is that it contains a vocabulary card after every essay, consisting of the meanings of difficult sentences and words, explainable at a glance. The book also contains a section on important quotations that can help the student in writing better essays.
    It is a collection of 196 essays that have been classified into categories like national issues, current affairs, international issues, historical and political events, renowned people and freedom fighters, and proverbial and idiomatic essays.

    The essays incorporate the latest figures and facts on the various topics covered. The book is also quite comprehensive, covering almost all topics that can be asked in competitive exams. The essays are also quite organised, informative, original and systematically and elegantly presented. The book can also be used to answer descriptive questions related to general knowledge asked in general studies papers in competitive exams. The essays also use quite simple and easily understandable language.

    The book can be referred by examinees of States Public Service Examinations, UPSC Civil Service Examinations and other competitive examinations.

    Some of the important issues covered through the essays are AIDS, Brain Drain to Brain Gain, Currency Rise and Fall, Child Labor, Death Sentence For Rapists, Problems Faced By Working Women, Dangers of Human Cloning, Politics Without Ethics, Euthanasia, Human Rights Violation, Vulgarity and Violence In Movies, Ragging, Role Of Newspaper, Panchayati Raj, Employees Rights to Strike, Drug Addiction, Role Of Visual Media, Cities On The Verge Of Collapse, Wildlife Protection, Exploring Mars: The Red Planet, Internet, Adulteration, Reservation Policy, Science vs Religion, Female Foeticide, Coalition Government, Dowry, Gender Inequalities, Tourism, Transparency In Public Administration, and Honour Killing.

    The book includes topics on renowned people and freedom fighters like Mother Teresa, Bhagat Singh, Dr B. R. Ambedkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Saina Nehwal, Dr C. V. Raman, Ashfaqulla Khan and many others. Political events like the 1857 Mutiny, Gandhiji’s role in the national movement, and Quit India Movement are also some of the topics present in the book. The book has literary quotes and quotations from politics and general use.About S. C. Gupta

    Other books by the author are General English For All Competitive Examinations, Comprehensive English Grammar & Composition and A Handbook For Letter Writing.

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      1. Adulteration
      2. AIDS – A  Horrendous Disease
      3. Are Events like Beauty Contests an insult to womanhood?
      4. From Brain Drain to Brain Gain
      6. Child Labour – A Bane
      7. Cities on the Verge of Collapse
      8. Computer : A Boon or a Bane
      9. Rise and Fall of Currency
      10. Drought : A Natural Calamity
      11. Election Reforms Versus Indian Democracy
      12. Elimination of Female Foetus (Murder of Unborn Girls)
      13. Environmental Pollution
      14. Euthanasia – Mercy Killing
      15. Exploring 'MARS – the Red Planet
      16. Forests – A Gift of Nature to the Mankind
      17. Hardships of Working Women
      18. Employees Rights to Strike
      19. Human Cloning – A Dangerous Invention
      20. Human Rights Violations
      21. Information Technology – Avenues and Opportunities
      22. Internet – A Miracle
      23. Nationalism
      24. Menace of Drug Addition
      25. Panchayati Raj and Rural Development
      26. Reservation Policy
      27. Politics without Ethics
      28. Proper Infrastructure for Growth
      29. Wildlife Protection
      30. Ragging – A Menace
      31. Rights of the Disabled
      32. Role of Newspaper
      33. Role of Visual Media in Socity
      34. Role of Women in Nation Building
      35. Science and Technology – Blessing or Curse?
      36. Science Versus Religion
      37. Should the Rapist be Sentenced to Death ?
      38. Should the Examination System be Overhauled ?
      39. Should the Prostitution be Legalized?
      40. Students and Politics
      41. Superstitions
      42.  Dowry - A Curse
      43. The Preamble Embodies the Basic Principles of Government
      44. Gays should be Accepted Gracefully
      45. Importance of Wearing Uniform in Schools
      46. Communal Harmony VS Internal Security
      47. Necessity of an Effective Cyber Law in India
      48. Do Schools put too much Pressure on Kids
      49.  Right to Education - An Important Fundamental Right
      50. Right Globalization VS Pollution Hazards
      51. Globalization will Mar the Prospectus of Small Scale Industries in India
      52. Indian Education System whether Fulfils the Goal of Education
      53. Future of Sports in India
      54. Should Students be Allowed to Grade their Teachers?
      55. Should We Hang All Corrupt Politicians?
      56. Vulgarity in Society - Everybody's Concern
      57. Western Culture Promotes Divorce
      58. The Coalition Government
      59. Arranged Marriage Versus Love Marriage
      60. Gender Inequalities in India
      61. Aadhaar's Shaky Foundation
      62. Honour Killings - Shame to the Country
      63. Globalization and Multiculturalism
      64. Can Mobiles make you Infertile?
      65. Too many Holidays Hamper our Pace of Progress
      66.  Tourism - A Booming Industry
      67. Transparency in Public Administration
      68. Violence and Vulgarity in Films
      69. Computer Virus
      70. Women's Reservation - A Forlorn Hope
      71. National Investigation Agency
      72. Saturn - The Most Beautiful Planet

      National Issues

      73. Indian Agriculture – Achievements and the Way Ahead
      74. Can the Corruption be Eradicated from our Society
      75. Caste Politics in Elections
      76. Communalism : A Threat to India's Unity
      77. Yellow Journalism
      78. Criminalization of Politics
      79. Democracy in Theory and Practice
      80. Directive Principles of State Policy
      81. Fundamental Rights – Bedrock of Indian Democracy
      82. Illiteracy – A Bane
      83. importance of 'Learning English in Indian Context
      84. India - A Tourist's Paradise
      85. Indian Judiciary - A Comprehensive View
      86. Reservation in Private Sector
      87. The Kashmir Problem
      88. The National Rag
      89. Police Reforms
      90. Necessity of Uniform Civil Code for All
      91. Polio Eradication - A Challenge
      92. Population Stabilization- Everybody's Concern
      93. Poverty in India
      94. Rural Development
      95. Terrorism in India & Global War against Terrorism
      96. The Problem of Unemployment in India
      97. Man and Science - Development in Science and Technology
      98. Is India a Soft State?
      99. Necessity of All India Judicial Service
      100. Judicial Activism in India
      101. Organized VS Unorganized Retail - Making an Issue of a Non-Issue
      102. Internal Security
      103. Craze of T-20
      104. POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act)

      International Affairs

      105. Afghanistan : Will there be Peace and Prosperity?
      106. Corruption - A Global Phenomenon
      107. Global Warming - A Grave Threat to Ecology
      108. Is the United Nations Redundant?
      109. NAM - The Non-Aligned Movement
      110. Success of SAARC in a Changing Scenario
      111. The Palestine Problem
      112. Indo - US Nuclear Deal
      113. Chanclrayaan - I India's First Mission to the Moon
      114. Ozone Layer Depletion - A Serious Threat to the Mankind
      115. Right to Reject/Recall India
      116. The BIMSTEC Agreement
      117. 'Cricket' Created 'Fraternity'
      118. Iraq After Sadciarn
      119. Barack Hussein Obama - 44th President of the USA
      120. India's Claim to Security Council of United Nations
      121. Servre. Acute !Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
      122. The WTO - Whether a Failure?
      123. National Counter - terrorism Centre (NCTC)
      124. Paving the Way for the Revival of 'Cold War'
      125. The State of Exam VS West
      126. History of Iranian Nuclear Programme
      127. An Overview of the Solar System
      128. Operation Vijay - A Scintillating Success
      129. Kudankulam Reactors - Nuclear Myths

      Renowned Person and Freedom Fighters

      130. Renowned Person and Freedom Fighters
      131. Ashfaqulla Khan
      132. Astronaut Kalpana Chawla
      133. Sal Gangadhar Tilak
      134. Bhagat Singh
      135. Bipin Chandra Pal
      136. Chandrashekhar Azad
      137. Deshbandhu Chittranjan Das
      138. Dhirubhai Arnbani
      139. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
      140. Dr Amartya Sen
      141. Dr BR Ambedkar
      142. Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishanan
      143. Dr Rajendra Prasad
      144. Rani Lakshrni Bai
      145. Florence Nightingale
      146. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
      147. Homi Jehangir Bhabha
      148. Jagdish Chandra Bose
      149. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
      150. Khudiram Bose
      151. Lal Bahadur Shastri
      152. Lala Lajpat Rai
      153. Madan Mohan Malviya
      154. Mahlma Gandhi
      155. Maul...ina Abul Kalam Azad
      156. Mother Teresa
      157. Dr CV Raman
      158. Rabindranath Tagore
      159. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
      160. Ram Prasad Bismil
      161. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
      162. Sarojini Naidu
      163. Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa
      164. Subhash Chandra Bose
      165. Swami Dayanand Saraswati and the Arya Samaj
      166. Swami Vivekanand
      167. Veer Savarkar
      168. Sachin Tendulkar
      169. Saina Nehwal
      170. William Shakespeare

      Historical (Political) Events

      171. Role of Gandhiji in the National Movement
      172. The Legacy of the British Raj
      173. The Quit India Movement - 1942
      174. The Rebellion of 1857 A Mutiny
      175. What made the British Conquer India?

      Proverbial and Idiomatic Essays

      176. All that Glitters is not Gold
      177. As you Sow so shall you Reap?
      178. Justice Delayed is Justice Denied
      179. Diligence is the Mother of Success
      180. Educating a Girl Child means Educating the Family
      181. Failures are the Pillars of Success
      182. Fate and Coincidence
      183. Habit - A Good Servant But Bad Master
      184. Ideas Rule the World
      185. Knowledge is Power
      186. Money is a Good Servant, but a Bad Master
      187. Preparedness for War for Preserving Peace 188, The Child is Father of the Man
      189. 'Think Positive' Win Positively
      190. Where There is a Will There is a Way
      191. Knowledge Without Character is Dangerous!
      192. Money is Dearer than Honey
      193. Nothing Succeeds like Success
      194. Trust Yourself to get Success
      195. Multinational Corporations - Saviours or Saboteurs
      196. Disaster Management in India

      Quotations (General Use)
      Literary Quotes
      Quotations (Politics)

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    A Below Average Read

    I needed a good essay book for my competitive exams and found this book most popular on Flipkart. I intended to buy the but then came across it in my library (though an older version) and decided to have a look.

    Pros - The 151+ essays have good 'topics' (but good topics are all they are) divided into current affairs, national and world issues. Print quality is OK.

    Cons - There were plenty of spelling mistakes and i felt the language was high-school level. The author has written many essay...

    Ajay Gopal

    Dec, 2013

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    Good book

    151 Essay contain on all current topics, with vocab card given underneath every essay and meaning of the words and sentences well at a glance. A seperate section of important quotations is also given. There are total 196 essays which are broadly classified in six sections viz: 1. Current topics 2. National Issues 3. International Affairs 4. Renowned persons and freedom fighters 5. Historical events 6. Proverbial and idiomatic essays.
    This book is useful not only for writing essays in competit...

    Bimalendu Paul

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    Apr, 2014

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    not good

    upsc aspirant must read this book to know what should not be written in ESSAY..poor writing skills..poor selection of words....but every has to know what is bad writing...it is informative in that way

    madhu vengala

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    Oct, 2014

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    Just okay

    Book is ok but it's not good for school going students.

    Ashish Patel

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    Jan, 2018

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    no one book for all of yow who are preparing for competitive exam

    friends please refer this book for debate essay as well as for group dicuisionthe language is very sutibale and easyy so please go for it

    prashant chauhan

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    Jun, 2014

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    good product

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    Language is good!!

    Debabrata Acharya

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    Perfect product!



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    amit kumar

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    Worth every penny

    The best thing is that this book is upto date !!
    The book covers recent topics too like GST and Demonetisation etc with good vocab .

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