151 Essays

    151 Essays  (English, Paperback, S C Gupta)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Arihant
    • 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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    • Table of Contents
      • Current Topic

        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

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    9 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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    12 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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    17 Oct, 2014

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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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    25 Jun, 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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    7 Jan, 2018

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    Perfect product!



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    amit kumar

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    23 Feb, 2018

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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 .

    Ujjwal Choudhary

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    13 Nov, 2017

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    Nice book!


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    13 May, 2017

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    nice product

    book is good and helpful for competitive exams..it covers almost all the topics.. if you are looking for content and that to in simple language,then go for it.

    Atul Tripathi

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    9 May, 2017

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