Quota System Reform

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 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 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 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 16, 2018
July 16, 2018

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...

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.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

Never said outsiders are barred

The Dhaka University authorities yesterday claimed they never said “outsiders were prohibited on campus”.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

No scope for changing the 30pc quota

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque yesterday said there is no scope for bringing changes to the 30 percent freedom fighters' quota in public jobs because of a Supreme Court order.