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  • Fresh demo over quota

    Demanding immediate gazette notification on abolition of quota system in government jobs, the quota reformists took to the streets again, beginning an indefinite strike at universities and colleges across the country yesterday.

  • Demo called off

    Hundreds of students brought out a joyous rally and paraded through the Dhaka university campus area after hearing the

  • Protesters call off demo upon PM's word

    Protesters demonstrating for a fundamental reform in the quota system for civil service have called off their agitation after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said there would be no more quota.

  • Quota in Govt Jobs: Sought reform, got abolition

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday announced scrapping of the quota system in public service recruitments, and asked students to return to classes ending demonstrations over the demand for quota reforms.

  • Quota Reform Demand: Demos roll into day 4

    Demonstrations seeking reform in the civil service quota system erupted across the country yesterday, as thousands of private and

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader talks about 11th national parliamentary election

    PM may speak on quota at parliament: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader urges the quota-reform protesters to have faith on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Quota System Reform

    Quota privileges in public service will be revoked, BCL claims quoting PM

    All sorts of quota privileges in public service will be revoked, BCL central committee secretary SM Jakir Hossain says quoting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Professor Akhtaruzzaman

    DU pledges support for quota-reform movement

    Dhaka University authority pledge support to the quota-reform movement that picked up momentum on April 8 and spread across the country.

  • Bangladesh quota system reform

    Students’ demo called off for today, decision tomorrow

    The agitating students calls off their protest for today following the prime minister’s announcement to revoke all sorts of quota privilege in public service.

  • Bangladesh government websites hacked

    Several government websites hacked

    Several government websites including those of the prime minister's office, the home ministry and the president's office are hacked.

  • Quota System Reform in government job

    RU, JU students block highways for quota reform

    Thousands of students block two major highways -- Dhaka-Rajshahi and Dhaka-Aricha highways -- as part of a countrywide demonstration demanding reforms of the quota system in government service recruitment process.

  • Quota System Reform Protest outsude Dhaka

    Quota reform demo: Protesters halt shuttle train service in Ctg

    Expressing solidarity with the "Bangladesh Shadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad”, students of Chittagong, Rajshahi and Jahangirnagar universities have been continuing their demonstration demanding a reformation of existing quota system in various government recruitment process.

  • Quota System Reform Movement

    Matia draws flak for comment

    Participants of the quota reform movement yesterday reacted to Agricultural Minister Matia Chowdhury's remarks over the movement in parliament on Monday.

  • Quota system reformation,

    Job Quota Reform: Long call falls on deaf ears

    The call for reforming the quota system for government jobs was voiced just a year after it was introduced in 1972 and since then, several public service reform committees and the Public Service Commission itself, the body that oversees government recruitment, have objected to the policy.

  • The way they see it

    The finance minister said quota had to be in place, but questions may be raised over its percentage.

  • Quota System Reform

    Protests rage on

    In a dramatic turn of events, two factions of demonstrators, who had been demanding reforms in the civil service quota system, reunited yesterday and called for nationwide road blockade and strike at universities and colleges from today.

  • Attack on Dhaka University VC Car

    Probe body formed over attack on DU VC residence

    The authorities of Dhaka University (DU) form a five-member committee to investigate into the attack on the university’s vice-chancellor's residence.

  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    Quota system to be re-examined after budget: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government will re-examine the quota system of the public service recruitment after the national budget.

  • Government Job Quota system reformation

    SCBA demands probe into attack on quota demonstrators

    The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) demanded the formation of a judicial committee headed by a Supreme Court judge to investigate the attack on the students and job seekers waging movement for quota reforms in public service recruitment.

  • Quota System Reform Jahangirnagar University

    JU students threaten to declare Matia persona non-grata

    Jahangirnagar University students have threatened to declared Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury persona non-grata on the campus if she does on apologise for her comments on protesters demanding quota reform.

  • Bangladesh Quota System Reformation movement carry on

    Divergent group takes lead, carries on demo

    A faction of the quota reform movement that refused to yield after agitation was suspended yesterday took up lead and continued demonstration at Dhaka University. About 300 students gathered and demonstrated, demanding immediate quota reform.

  • Bangladesh Quota System Reformation Movement

    Quota demo to continue 10am to 7pm

    The students, who postponed their quota reform demonstration yesterday, decides to wage movement afresh at all universities and colleges across the country until their demand is met.

  • Dhaka University VC residence attack

    DU VC residence attackers won’t be spared: Obaidul

    Terming the attack on Dhaka University vice-chancellor's residence barbaric, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the attackers will not be spared.

  • Bangladesh Chhatra League official Logo

    Several BCL leaders quitover 'attack' on protesters

    Some Chhatra League leaders have announced their resignation over the Sunday's “attack” on agitating students demanding reform in quota for civil service recruitment.

  • Attack on Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Residence

    A horror, but what for?

    The charred remains of furniture frames near the main gate of the Dhaka University vice-chancellor's residence gave little hint to the

  • Quota System Reformation Protest in Bangladesh

    Quota Reform Agitation: 'Postponed', not quite

    Within an hour after a leader of students yesterday announced one month's suspension of their street agitation for quota reforms in the public service recruitment, another group defied it and vowed to continue their demonstration.

  • Muhammed Dr. Zafar Iqbal

    Quota ratio not appropriate: Zafar Iqbal

    Eminent author and teacher of Shahjalal Univesity of Science and Technology (SUST) Muhammed Zafar Iqbal says that reformation is needed in the quota system.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says about Khaleda Zia's participation in Election

    BNP backs reform of quota system

    BNP terms justified the demand of demonstrating students and job-seekers for reform of the existing quota system in civil service.

  • Bangladesh Govt Job Quota System Reformation

    Quota system to be scrutinised: Cabinet secy

    The Ministry of Public Administration will scrutinise the existing quota system and inform the Prime Minister about it, says Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam.

  • Govt has no plan to reform quota right now: Public admin secy

    The government has no plan to reform the existing quota system right now, says Senior Secretary of the Public Administration Ministry Md Mozammel Haque Khan.