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 government jobs.

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 Chittagong University.

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 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 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.

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

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".

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

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.

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

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.

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

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.