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  • Quota Reform Movement Cases

    Quota reform leaders reeling under lawsuits

    It is becoming increasingly difficult for quota reform leaders to attend court hearings every month as police are “dillydallying” the submission of probe reports in five cases filed against them over a year ago.

  • 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 government jobs.

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    FF quota seekers postpone movement until Oct 14

    Children and grandchildren of freedom fighters who were demonstrating demanding reinstatement of 30 percent quota facilities in government jobs for them postpone their protest until October 14.

  • Quota system in government jobs

    ‘We demanded quota system reformation, not abolishment’

    Quota reformists say that their movement was for logical reformation in the civil service quota system, not for total abolishment.

  • Bangladesh Govt Job Quota Reformation

    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.

  • Eden College Student Lutfur Nahar arrested

    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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    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.

  • 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.

  • Quota movement leader Rashed khan's family

    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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Quota system in Bangladesh govt jobs scrapped officially

    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.

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    DU students protest attack on quota demo

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

  • Dhaka University teacher assaulted

    BCL men were responsible

    A group of Dhaka University teachers yesterday held Bangladesh Chhatra League responsible for Sunday's assault on teachers and students and said the student body had turned into "goons".

  • Obaidul Quader says about Anti-government movement in Bangladesh

    BNP trying to cash in on quota reform movement: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says that BNP is trying to cash in on the quota reform movement after failing to wage a movement to oust the government.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges all electricity wastage

    Don’t understand logic behind anti-quota movement: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she is unable to understand the logic behind the movement against quota system in civil service.

  • Jahangirnagar University’s Philosophy department students protest attacks on quota reformists

    JU philosophy dept students protest attacks on quota reformists

    A section of students of Jahangirnagar University’s Philosophy department protests the recent spate of attacks on some teachers and students demanding reformation in the existing quota system in civil service.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Quota reformist leader Tarek Rahman

    Tarek was being followed, parents claim

    Quota reformist leader Tarek Rahman was being followed by men in plainclothes before he went missing Saturday, his parents claim. This is not the first time that a quota reform leader is missing in Dhaka.

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    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 attacks on students demanding quota reform in public jobs.

  • Teachers Assaulted

    Now teachers assaulted

    Students seeking quota reforms in civil service have so far been at the receiving end of the wrath of Bangladesh Chhatra League. But yesterday, even teachers were not spared as they stood by their students.

  • Dhaka University teacher assaulted

    Quota demo: ‘BCL men’ assault DU students, teachers

    A group of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists assault some students and teachers of Dhaka University and foiled their procession brought out demanding immediate release of the quota reformists who are in jail.

  •  Quota system scrapping in public service

    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.

  • Quota system in Bangladesh govt jobs scrapped officially

    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 few days.

  • 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.

  • 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.