Bangladesh Quota System Reform

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...

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

Teachers, students stage protests

“The university is the place of practicing freethinking where everyone has the right to express their opinions. But such attacks on the campus are not acceptable,” he said.

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...

July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018

Quota Movement: DU, RU given legal notices over attacks by BCL men

Thirteen Supreme Court lawyers yesterday sent legal notices to the authorities of Dhaka and Rajshahi universities to inform them in 24 hours what action has been taken against the BCL men for...

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

Quota Movement: Three leaders sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court yesterday sent three leaders of the quota reform movement to jail on completion of their two-day police remand.

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

Clarify your stance

Eminent citizens yesterday called upon the government to make clear its position over the quota system in civil service, in the wake of repeated assault and arrest of quota reformists in the past...

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

Arrest admitted after daylong DMP denial

Following denial throughout the day, police yesterday evening admitted arresting a quota reform leader from the capital's Shantinagar.

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

FF quota to stay

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it is not possible to reform the freedom fighters' quota in public jobs due to a High Court verdict.