Bangladesh quota reform movement | The Daily Star
  • Quota Reform Movement Cases

    Quota reform leaders reeling under lawsuits

    It is becoming increasingly difficult for quota reform leaders to attend court hearings every month as police are “dillydallying” the submission of probe reports in five cases filed against them over a year ago.

  • Quota system in government jobs

    ‘We demanded quota system reformation, not abolishment’

    Quota reformists say that their movement was for logical reformation in the civil service quota system, not for total abolishment.

  • Rajshahi University student Tarikul Islam

    Toriqul fights thru' pain

    As the ambulance stopped in front of the Department of Islamic Studies of Rajshahi University in the morning, a few students rushed towards it.

  • Issue gazette notification immediately

    Quota reformists yesterday staged a demonstration on Rajshahi University campus demanding immediate gazette notification for bringing reforms to the quota system for civil service jobs.

  • Protest for safe roads and Quota System Reform

    Student Protest: 3 more students get bail

    Three more students involved with the recent student protest and quota reform movement have been given bail in cases filed with different police stations in Dhaka.

  • Bail brings relief, joy

    The last 14 days had been excruciating for the family members of Shakhawat Hossain Nijhum.

  • Supreme Court Bar Association LOGO

    Release arrested students: SCBA

    The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) demands release of students detained over recent protests and quota reform movement, withdrawing all cases filed against them.

  • Quota reform leader Luma

    Luma placed on 3-day remand over ‘rumours’

    A Dhaka court places quota reform leader Lutfur Nahar Luma on a three-day remand in a case filed against her for allegedly spreading rumours on social media and instigating violence during the recent student movement for safe roads.

  • Eden College Student Lutfur Nahar arrested

    Quota reform demo: Eden College student held in Sirajganj

    A student of Eden College, also a leader of the quota reform movement, is arrested from her grandfather’s house in Belkuchi upazila of Sirajganj district, police say.

  • Quota System Reform Movement for demanding Gazette Publication

    Tougher quota demo threatened

    The quota reformists yesterday threatened the government with tougher agitation if their three-point demand, including unconditional release of their leaders and exemplary punishment of the attackers, is not met by August 31.

  • Jatiya Oikyafront Leader Dr Kamal Hossain

    ‘Quota reform demand logical’

    Eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain says the ongoing students’ movement demanding reform to the existing quota system in civil service is a logical one and blasted the people who branded the quota reformists as Razakars’ children.

  • Bangladesh Quota reformists

    Students’ platform demands release of quota reform activists from jail

    Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad, the platform that spearheaded the movement for civil quota system reformation, comes up with three-point demand including immediate release of their activists from jail.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    PM warns BCL of excess on quota issue: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says members of the party's student wing Bangladesh Chhatra League were warned so that no more complaints are made against them on the quota issue.

  • Quota system in Bangladesh government jobs scrapped

    Quota Review: Committee gets 90 more days

    The time-frame of the committee formed on July 2 to “review, reform or cancel” the quota system for civil service has been extended for 90 more working days as it has not finished collecting information and reviewing reports about the system.

  • Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

    PM took U-turn over quota: Fakhrul

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken a U-turn over quota, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will retain power

    What's the logic behind movement?

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said she was unable to understand the logic behind the quota reform movement.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges all electricity wastage

    Don’t understand logic behind anti-quota movement: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she is unable to understand the logic behind the movement against quota system in civil service.

  • RU quota reform demo

    Quota reform leader Tariqul remanded

    A Dhaka court places Tariqul Hassan, a leader of quota reform movement, on a one-day remand in a case filed over assaulting police and vandalising vehicles on April 9.

  • DU proctor’s resignation

    Students demand DU proctor’s resignation

    A group of Dhaka University students demonstrate and demand resignation of the university’s proctor over his failure to provide security to the students.

  • Obaidul Quader says about Anti-government movement in Bangladesh

    Quader unaware of BCL attacking quota reformists

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says that he does not know whether the activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) carried out attacks on quota reformists.

  • Suspended over FB status on quota reform

    A student of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is suspended for publishing posts in favour of quota reform on Facebook.

  • Quota system in Bangladesh govt jobs scrapped officially

    Quota: Legal notices issued to DU, RU

    Legal notices have been issued to Dhaka University and Rajshahi University authorities seeking answers to what actions have been taken against Chhatra League men over attack on quota reformists.

  • Quota reform movement leader Faruk Hassan

    Quota reform leader Faruk denied bail

    A Dhaka court rejects the bail petition of quota reform leader Faruk Hassan in a case filed for attacking police and vandalising vehicles during the quota movement.

  • BNP Leader Moudud Ahmed talks on Bangladesh National Election 2018

    Reform quota system to restore normalcy in edu institutions: Moudud

    BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed urges the government to accept the students’ demand for reformation of quota system in civil service in order to bring normalcy in the country's educational institutions.

  • Quota-reform leader Suhel shown arrested: Cops

    A leader of quota reform movement, who was ‘picked up’ by detectives early today, has been shown arrested, police say.

  • quota system reform

    Quota in Govt Jobs: Too complex a system

    The quota system in Bangladesh civil service is extremely complex and cannot be implemented ensuring proportionate representation of all sections of the society, according to two former top bureaucrats of the country.

  • Dhaka University students protest

    Protesters demand Moshiur's unconditional release

    A section of Dhaka University students demand the unconditional release of their fellow Moshiur Rahman, one of the leaders of quota reform movement, from jail.

  • quota reform movement leaders

    3 quota reform leaders remanded

    A Dhaka court places three leaders of quota reform movement on a two-day remand each in two cases filed in connection with the attack on Dhaka University vice chancellor's residence and police and vandalising vehicles on April 9.

  • DU Bangla dept protests attack on fellow student

    Dhaka University’s Bangla department have staged protest at campus demanding justice over attack on one of its students during the quota reform agitation.

  • Ain O Salish Kendra Logo

    Stop repressing quota reformists: ASK asks govt

    Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) calls upon the government to end repression on the quota reform activists throughout the country.