Bangladesh quota reform movement

August 19, 2018
August 19, 2018

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.

August 16, 2018
August 16, 2018

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...

August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018

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.

August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018

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...

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

‘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...

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

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...

July 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

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.

July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018

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...

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

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.

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

What's the logic behind movement?

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