Bangladesh Quota System Reform

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

Quota circular issued amid protests

The government yesterday issued a circular abolishing the quota system for class-I and class-II jobs in the civil service amid demonstrations for reinstating quota for the freedom fighters' descendants and indigenous communities.

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018

Scrap quota in govt jobs

A high-powered government committee has recommended abolishing the quota system for class-I and class-II jobs in civil service.

September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018

Quota reform movement to continue until gazette

Quota reformist leaders express satisfaction to the cabinet committee as it recommended to abolish the existing quota preservation system in the first and second class government jobs.

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 attackers, is not met by August 31.

July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018

BCL yet again attacks quota reformists

Defying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's warning, Chhatra League men have yet again attacked activists of the quota reform movement.

July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

BCL actions outrageous

When a group of teachers was staging a rally at Dhaka University yesterday against repression on students and teachers, Chhatra League men assaulted some quota reformists on the campus of Chittagong University.

July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018

Committee for quota review may seek 90 more days

The committee formed on July 2 to “review, reform or cancel” the quota system for civil service may seek 90 more working days as it has not finished collecting information and reviewing reports about the system, sources said.

July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018

FF Officials' Benefits: Govt yet to implement HC verdict

Freedom fighters who won a legal battle six years ago are yet to get their retirement benefits for public service as the government has not implemented the court's verdict.

July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018

Flawed logic for quota

The government has been referring to a Supreme Court “order” on the reservation of 30 percent quota for the children of freedom fighters for the last few days, arguing that it cannot be changed.

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

I want my boy back

Shahana Begum was frequently turning to have a look at the photo of her son printed on the banner. But every time she did it, tears welled up in her eyes making it difficult for her to start the press conference.