Indian Polity 4 Edition

    Indian Polity 4 Edition  (English, Paperback, M Laxmikanth)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Mcgraw Hill Education
    • ISBN: 9781259064128, 1259064123
    • Edition: 4, 2013
    • Pages: 696
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    Published in the year 2013, Indian Polity For Civil Services Examinations is a book that provides the readers with insight into important topics that need to be understood by students to clear the civil services examination.

    Summary Of The Book

    Indian Polity For Civil Services Examinations has been designed to meet the requirements of students preparing for civil service examinations. This book covers the entire syllabus, which civil service aspirants need to understand.

    This book has been divided into 11 parts, which include Constitutional Framework, Central Government, System of Government, State Government, Constitutional Bodies, Union Territories And Special Areas, Local Government, Non-Constitutional Bodies, Other Constitutional Dimensions, Political Dynamics, and Working of the Constitution.

    The first part of the book deals with the historical background of the constitution, and throws light on fundamental rights, fundamental duties, citizenship, and features of the constitution. The second part deals with the parliamentary system, emergency provisions, special provision for certain states, inter-state relations, and the current status of Jammu & Kashmir. The third part provides insight into the central government by explaining the roles of the President, Prime Minister, and Vice-President. In the fourth part, students are provided detailed information on the state government, explaining the role of the Chief Minister, Governor, state council of ministers, subordinate courts, and high court.

    In the fifth part, the readers are provided insight into the Panchayati Raj as well as urban local governments. The sixth part deals with union territories, and scheduled, and tribal areas. In the seventh part, the author throws light on the constitutional bodies, which include the finance commission, election commission, advocate general of the state, special officer for linguistic minorities, national commission for SCs, national commission for STs, and union public service commission.

    The eighth part of this book throws light on the planning commission, national human rights commission, state human rights commission, lokpal, and lokayuktas, central vigilance commission, and state information commission. In the ninth part, the readers are provided insight into public services, anti-defection law, tribunals, and special provisions for ST’s, Anglo-Indian’s, minorities, and BC’s. In the tenth part, the readers are also provided insight into national integration, foreign policy, pressure groups, political parties, and elections. The eleventh part deals with the national commission’s plan to examine the constitution’s working.

    In this third edition, the author also provides 7 appendices at the end of the book. The appendices cover topics such as table of precedence, definitions under the constitution, constitutional amendments at a glance, subjects of union, state, and concurrent lists, articles of the constitution, and ministries/departments of the central government. This edition of Indian Polity For Civil Services also comes with updated UPSC preliminary, and main question papers as well.

    About M. Laxmikanth

    M. Laxmikanth is an author, and trainer.

    Apart from this book, Laxmikanth has written Governance in India for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination, Indian Polity, and Public Administration.

    Laxmikanth completed his master’s degree from Osmania University in 1989. Following that, he started his own coaching academy, Laxmikanth’s IAS. Laxmikanth has a great deal of experience coaching civil service aspirants.

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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2013 July
    • Edition Type
      • Revised
    • Book Type
      • Entrance Exam Book
    • Exam
      • CSAT, Civil Services Mains, Civil Services General
    • Authored By
      • M Laxmikanth
    • Author Info
      • M Laxmikant is a founder - Director of Laxmikant's IAS, Hyderabad.
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    Superb, must read book for civil service aspirants

    This a very good book. Everything is very well structured. You don't need to make notes.
    But don't just read from the start. Read the books by correlating the chapters. For ex- read President, then Vice- President, then go for Governor. Read Prime minister, council of ministers then go for CM and state councill of ministers.

    Moti Prakash Panda

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    16 Apr, 2014

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    Best book for polity.4th edition is just amazing.

    i got this book on 5th Aug,just 3 days after 1st thnx flipkart for their nice service.
    Now come 2 the point-
    This book is 1 way solution for ias prelims.i m nt saying that this isnt gd for mains,bt for mains u hv 2 refer 1-2 more books for descriptive part,like D.D.Basu.but b4 going to D.D.Basu one must read Laxmikant completely,this is most easy to understand polity book available in market.this will solid ur foundation.
    Now abt this new edition (4th)-
    This edition completes this bo...

    Rishi Raj Khandelwal

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    6 Aug, 2013

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    Don't waste your money

    Bad thing about the seller is, it doesn't provide bookmark which is essential while reading a book.

    Flipkart Customer

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    17 Oct, 2016

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    This is excellent book with 40 % discount(only on flipkart). on local store it is quite expensive.
    ON CONTENT: this is new and updated edition so it is very much useful n easy to read(in comparison to dd basu.) ,one stop book for constitution and indian polity for civil services.
    although dd basu book is also coming with new expanded edition.
    5 STARS TO THIS BOOK.....!!!


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    5 Aug, 2013

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    An extremely well-written and a highly useful book

    This book is one of the must reads for those preparing for civil services / other state services examination. The book is very methodically structured and the chapters are short and concise. The book covers among, inter alia, the chapters on Parliament and various Committees which I found particularly useful. The author has also tried to incorporate as much of comparison between the constitutions of select States as possible and to me, I believe, he has done justice to the cause.

    The languag...

    Abhishek Kumar

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    26 Dec, 2013

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    Awesome book , Must buy friends. Go for it.

    I say that this new edison is realy good. Everything is described perfect point vise & every topic is clearly described in it by M. Laxmikanth. You'll not get bored or confused while you read it.

    ('_') Some Updated features in this edision.

    1) Total 71 Chapters & 14 Appendices covering the entire political & constitutional specturm.

    2) Invaluable reference for students of law , political science & public administration.

    3) Practice questions on indian polity for preliminary & main examina...

    Rohan Kanhai

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    8 Aug, 2013

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    good in content but paper quality poor

    chapter of Indian constitution and polity arranged in awesome manner but issue is with paper quality :(

    raju rao

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    19 Feb, 2015

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    Costly on Flipkart ...

    Book on this e - commerce site is costly in comparison to market, where in market we r getting up to 35% discount on such books...

    Siddhant Tripathi

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    20 Jun, 2016

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    Not good

    The pages of book are not of good quality,printing is also very bad.

    sanyam Agrawal

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    15 Sep, 2016

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    do you stick it with maida?

    the gum used is so ill torn apart...please do give value for our money... the contents is very precise and good for civil service aspirants...but the material quality especially binding is really friends have also come across the same problem...improve the quality

    arun s

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    26 Apr, 2014

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