• Defamation - Editor/Publisher of news paper "Kranti Naya Paksh", a Hindi weekly, got published a defamatory news with mala fide<D> intention to lower down his reputation - Since the plaintiff is a practicing Advocate, such a defamatory publication certainly results into lowering down his reputation in the eyes of general public and causes much damage to his reputation and financial loss as well - Needless to mention that such defamatory publication leads to number of restless nights for such an effected person - The defamatory publication  has branded the plaintiff a casteist and a man having criminal bent of mind - The plaintiff is a practicing Advocate, such a defamatory publication certainly results into lowering down his reputation in the eyes of general public and causes much damage to his reputation and financial loss as well - The Courts below have rightly held that the reputation is dear to every one - Keeping in view the status of the plaintiff, who is a practicing Advocate, having social status, the Courts below have already taken the most reasonable view while assessing damages to the tune of Rs.3,00,000/-.   (182) PLR