Bangladesh Government Job Quota system reformation

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

‘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

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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