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    Govt forms body ‘to review or reform or cancel’ quota system

    In wake of continuous protest for reforms in the quota systems in civil service recruitment, the government forms a seven-member committee “to review or reform or cancel” the system.

  • Protest Timeline

    Protesters bring out a procession from DU central library to press home their five-point demand. They march on TSC-Nilkhet-

  • Demo called off

    Hundreds of students brought out a joyous rally and paraded through the Dhaka university campus area after hearing the

  • Quota Reform Demand: Demos roll into day 4

    Demonstrations seeking reform in the civil service quota system erupted across the country yesterday, as thousands of private and

  • Quota in Govt Jobs: Sought reform, got abolition

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday announced scrapping of the quota system in public service recruitments, and asked students to return to classes ending demonstrations over the demand for quota reforms.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader talks about 11th national parliamentary election

    PM may speak on quota at parliament: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader urges the quota-reform protesters to have faith on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Quota System Reform

    Quota privileges in public service will be revoked, BCL claims quoting PM

    All sorts of quota privileges in public service will be revoked, BCL central committee secretary SM Jakir Hossain says quoting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Bangladesh quota system reform

    Students’ demo called off for today, decision tomorrow

    The agitating students calls off their protest for today following the prime minister’s announcement to revoke all sorts of quota privilege in public service.

  • Quota System Reform in government job

    RU, JU students block highways for quota reform

    Thousands of students block two major highways -- Dhaka-Rajshahi and Dhaka-Aricha highways -- as part of a countrywide demonstration demanding reforms of the quota system in government service recruitment process.

  • Quota System Reform Protest outsude Dhaka

    Quota reform demo: Protesters halt shuttle train service in Ctg

    Expressing solidarity with the "Bangladesh Shadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad”, students of Chittagong, Rajshahi and Jahangirnagar universities have been continuing their demonstration demanding a reformation of existing quota system in various government recruitment process.

  • Quota System Reform Movement

    Matia draws flak for comment

    Participants of the quota reform movement yesterday reacted to Agricultural Minister Matia Chowdhury's remarks over the movement in parliament on Monday.

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    Job Quota Reform: Long call falls on deaf ears

    The call for reforming the quota system for government jobs was voiced just a year after it was introduced in 1972 and since then, several public service reform committees and the Public Service Commission itself, the body that oversees government recruitment, have objected to the policy.

  • Quota System Reform

    Protests rage on

    In a dramatic turn of events, two factions of demonstrators, who had been demanding reforms in the civil service quota system, reunited yesterday and called for nationwide road blockade and strike at universities and colleges from today.

  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    Quota system to be re-examined after budget: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government will re-examine the quota system of the public service recruitment after the national budget.

  • Bangladesh Quota Reform Movement

    ‘Matia Chy must say sorry’

    A faction of the quota reform movement demands apology from Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury for her remarks on the protesters yesterday

  • Quota System Reform Jahangirnagar University

    JU students threaten to declare Matia persona non-grata

    Jahangirnagar University students have threatened to declared Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury persona non-grata on the campus if she does on apologise for her comments on protesters demanding quota reform.

  • Bangladesh Quota System Reformation movement carry on

    Divergent group takes lead, carries on demo

    A faction of the quota reform movement that refused to yield after agitation was suspended yesterday took up lead and continued demonstration at Dhaka University. About 300 students gathered and demonstrated, demanding immediate quota reform.

  • Bangladesh Quota System Reformation Movement

    Quota demo to continue 10am to 7pm

    The students, who postponed their quota reform demonstration yesterday, decides to wage movement afresh at all universities and colleges across the country until their demand is met.

  • Bangladesh Chhatra League official Logo

    Several BCL leaders quitover 'attack' on protesters

    Some Chhatra League leaders have announced their resignation over the Sunday's “attack” on agitating students demanding reform in quota for civil service recruitment.

  • Attack on Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Residence

    A horror, but what for?

    The charred remains of furniture frames near the main gate of the Dhaka University vice-chancellor's residence gave little hint to the

  • Quota System Reformation Protest in Bangladesh

    Quota Reform Agitation: 'Postponed', not quite

    Within an hour after a leader of students yesterday announced one month's suspension of their street agitation for quota reforms in the public service recruitment, another group defied it and vowed to continue their demonstration.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says about Khaleda Zia's participation in Election

    BNP backs reform of quota system

    BNP terms justified the demand of demonstrating students and job-seekers for reform of the existing quota system in civil service.

  • Bangladesh Govt Job Quota System Reformation

    Quota system to be scrutinised: Cabinet secy

    The Ministry of Public Administration will scrutinise the existing quota system and inform the Prime Minister about it, says Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam.

  • Quota Reformation in Bangladesh Government Jobs

    Rajshahi students end agitation for today

    Students in Rajshahi demanding reforms in the quota system in the civil service end their demonstration for the day.

  • Govt has no plan to reform quota right now: Public admin secy

    The government has no plan to reform the existing quota system right now, says Senior Secretary of the Public Administration Ministry Md Mozammel Haque Khan.

  • Quota reform demo: 100 hurt in police action at JU

    At least 100 students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) sustain injuries as police go into action to disperse them while staging demonstrations on Dhaka-Aricha highway demanding reform of the existing quota system in government service.

  • Dhaka University Teacher’s Association

    Attack on VC residence planned: Duta

    Terming the attack on Dhaka University Vice Chancellor residence “pre-planned and politically motivated”, Dhaka University Teacher’s Association (Duta) demand proper investigation and quick trial of the perpetrators.

  • Section of protesters continues demo

    A section of students continues agitation in Dhaka rejecting the decision on postponement of quota reform demonstration.

  • Chittagong University students demonstration

    Anti-quota demo: CU students sweep street

    A group of Chittagong University students stage a unique demonstration on the campus demanding reformation of the existing quota system in cadre service and other government jobs.

  • Anti-quota protest: Students demonstrate demanding withdrawal of case

    Students of different universities and colleges demonstrating against quota system bring out a procession on Dhaka University campus demanding withdrawal of the case filed against at least 700 demonstrators on March 14.