Quota Reform Movement

Demo for FF quota resumes

Descendants of freedom fighters yesterday took to the streets once again, demanding the reinstatement of 30 percent quota for children and grandchildren of freedom fighters for classes I and II...

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 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

Despite PM’s order, ‘BCL’ assaults quota reformists

Chhatra League men are once again blamed for assaulting quota reformists, a day after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina specifically ordered against such aggression.

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 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

Quota demo: CU students fail to protest over BCL threat

Students of Chittagong University’s Communication and Journalism department could not hold their protest programme as they were threatened by the university unit Bangladesh Chhatra League members.

July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018

A mother's appeal to another

A distressed Saleha Begum struggled to hold back tears as she begged for the release of her only son Muhammad Rashed Khan, a quota movement leader under arrest since July 1.

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...

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 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

DU students protest attack on quota demo

Several hundred students of Dhaka University protest the recent attacks on students and teachers of different universities.