Author: Pratibha Rakesh Singh Citation: 2010 (7) SCC 398 Facts  In the above given case, the facts are such that, Maharashtra Government in the book “Shivaji – Hindu King in Islamic India” which was written by Prof. James W. Laine had some derogatory, slanderous and defamatory statements against Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj which resulted in disharmony