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Quota protest: Fresh programmes likely tomorrow

The quota reform protesters are likely to announce fresh programmes tomorrow as the 48-hour ultimatum to fulfil their four-point demand ends tomorrow.

18h ago

Govt for 80pc jobs on merit; Judicial inquiry committee formed to investigate killings

During a hearing before the Supreme Court on Sunday, the government will appeal to the court to keep 80 percent government jobs based on merit and rest on different quotas

4d ago

Quota protest: At least 23 killed across country

Victims include students and journalist; more than 2,500 injured

6d ago

BGB vehicle set on fire at Hatirjheel

A vehicle of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) was set on fire at Hatijheel in the capital.

6d ago

Quota protest: Scheduled programmes of ministers cancelled

Several scheduled programmes, which were supposed to be attended by ministers, have been postponed following the countrywide shutdown called by quota protesters and the violence that followed

6d ago

Police attack on Abu Sayed reckless, unprovoked: Amnesty International

The police's attack on Abu Sayed was reckless and unprovoked, said Amnesty International in a statement today

6d ago

17-yr-old student killed in clash between quota protesters, police and Jubo League

A student of Dhaka Residential Model College was killed during a clash between quota protestors and police along with Jubo league men in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area today

6d ago

AL outside, police inside -- DU remains encompassed

Leaders and activists of different associate bodies of ruling Awami League strengthened their position at several entry points outside the Dhaka University campus

1w ago

Pahari Chhatra Parishad condemns attack on quota protesters

Parbatya Chattagram Pahari Chhatra Parishad (PCPCP) has strongly condemned the attacks on quota protesters at various educational institutions

1w ago

Engage with protesting students: UN rights chief

All acts of violence and use of force, especially resulting in the loss of lives, must be investigated and perpetrators should be held accountable, said UN Human Rights chief Volker Türk

1w ago

How international media covered Bangladesh’s Quota reform protests

The ongoing quota reform movement that turned violent with the deaths of six people, including three students, and several hundreds injured in clashes, has grabbed the attention of international media

1w ago

Quota protest violence: Identity of a victim confirmed

One of the victims of quota protest violence in Dhaka who was found in a bleeding state in front of Dhaka College in the afternoon has been identified

1w ago

Protesters drive out female BCL leaders from DU Ruqayyah Hall

Agitating students of Begum Ruqayyah Hall of Dhaka University have surrounded the room of female leaders of Chhatra League and allegedly beat them up

1w ago

AL, JSD office vandalised in Cox’s Bazar

Protesters demanding quota reform in government jobs allegedly vandalised Awami League and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) offices in Cox’s Bazar town this evening

1w ago

Quota reform protest violence: 6 killed across the country

At least six people were killed in three districts, including the capital, in clashes between Chhatra League, police, and quota reform protesters today

1w ago

BNP announces funerals in-absentia for victims of quota reform protest violence

BNP and its alliance leaders have announce gayebana namaz-e-janaza (in-absentia) across the country tomorrow, for the salvation of the departed souls of those who were killed in violence during the quota reform movement

1w ago

Quota reform protesters to announce next set of programmes tonight

Quota reform protesters tonight said they would announce the next set of programmes tonight

1w ago

Thousands of protesters gather at DU's VC chattar

Almost all quota protesters, armed with sticks and iron rods, are now demonstrating in front of the Dhaka University vice-chancellor's residence, amid a huge police presence around 8:30pm

1w ago
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