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 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

Quota in Govt Jobs: Too complex a system

The quota system in Bangladesh civil service is extremely complex and cannot be implemented ensuring proportionate representation of all sections of the society, according to two former top...

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

No outsider allowed!

The Dhaka University authorities yesterday said no outsider will be allowed to roam or stay on the campus without prior permission, a move that goes against the very character of the country's...

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

Quota Reform: Committee holds 1st meet today

The seven-member committee formed “to review or reform or cancel” the quota system for the civil service will sit for its first meeting today.

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

'What an ordeal I am facing'

With bandages from toe to thigh on his right leg and eight stitches on left side of his head, Toriqul Islam is unable to turn to any side while lying in his hospital bed.

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018

Govt playing 'dubious role'

A group of guardians and other citizens yesterday accused the government of playing a dubious role on the quota issue.

July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018

Every moment felt like hell

Her eyes were full of fury and voice quivered with rage. She looked frustrated and also a bit traumatised while narrating the physical assault, verbal abuse and mental torture she endured at the...

July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018

'Gave up hope for life'

With two bones of his legs broken, eight stitches on his head and bruises all over the body, Toriqul Islam lies still on his hospital bed. His right leg plastered up to his thigh, he looks...

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Commentary: Why this merciless beating?

Under what law, by what right, is the BCL beating up the students? Why are the police a mere spectator in all this? On Monday, police were seen leaving the Shaheed Minar just as they saw the BCL...

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

No one has informed me of the attack: DU proctor

While multiple assaults on quota reform activists in Dhaka University caused furore on the campus and grabbed media and public

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Committee formed for quota review

Government high ups are considering civil service quota reforms, said Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Alam yesterday.