Quota reform

Bail not for Rashed yet

As cries for his release continue falling on deaf ears, the court has decided not to grant bail to quota reform leader Rashed Khan yet following double phases of remand grilling.

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 reformists as Razakars’ children.

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

Bail not for Rashed yet

As cries for his release continue falling on deaf ears, the court has decided not to grant bail to quota reform leader Rashed Khan yet following double phases of remand grilling.

July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Govt high-ups mulling over quota issue: Secy

The issue of quota is still in discussion within the highest level of the government, Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Alam says.

May 4, 2018
May 4, 2018

Indigenous people want 5% quota allocation in govt job

A group of indigenous people demands to keep five percent allocation of quota privileges in government job recruitment system.

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

Quota reformists meeting MP Nanak

Facing threats of agitation resuming from May, lawmaker and senior Awami League leader Jahangir Kabir Nanak has invited the quota reformists for talks to chalk out a solution.

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

The quota movement signals an underlying discontent

The student protests that swept the country weeks ago were not just about the quota system in public jobs. As a whole, they should be interpreted as a major symptom of a much more complex disease: soaring youth unemployment that can have serious implications for the country's future.