A civilisation is judged by the way it treats its minorities, the Uttarakhand High Court observed.
An official spokesman said the Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department clarified that the Jammu and Kashmir administration has not issued any order banning the slaughtering of animals.
In a statement, he alleged that while cows were being slaughtered, the State government, which had the responsibility to keep this under check, was ignoring it.
The Bill seeks to ban the transport of cattle to and fro the state as well as within the state to thwart smuggling to Bangladesh.
A volunteer reportedly went through the area and video-recorded the animals and shared the footage on social media before alerting the police.
CM Conrad K Sangma Sangma said his government would raise the issue with the Assam government as well as the Centre if transit is affected.
The NGT said that the statutory regulatory authorities may, based on the facts found, take remedial action in terms of preventing pollution and fixing accountability for the past violations.
In a video statement, he said that as Bakrid was nearing, many were trying to dump hordes of cattle in the city.
Unauthorised slaughtering of animals is continuing in public places and in abandoned areas in Nellore Municipal Corporation limits.
Department sources said that Cavan has directed officials to focus on the production of meat from sheep and chicken to meet the demand.
The gang accused two persons of transporting cattle illegally while they were heading to repair their vehicle.
The BJP’s manifesto for the TN elections released on Monday seems to be wooing the voters of SC/ST communities, farmers and fishermen.
The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy directed the State and the pollution control board to file a detailed report in 10 weeks.
The problem of stray animals damaging crops looms large in the sugarcane-yielding district of Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh.
Acting on information that the cows were slaughtered on the outskirts of Siddipet on Friday, a police team reached the spot and arrested the eight.