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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.

  • Protest Timeline

    Protesters bring out a procession from DU central library to press home their five-point demand. They march on TSC-Nilkhet-

  • Demo called off

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Bangladesh Public Service Quota Reformation

    Quota reform: NHRC condemns attack on students

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) condemns the attack on the students who have been demonstrating in the capital’s Shahbagh demanding reforms in the quota system in public services.

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    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.

  • Quota Reformation in Bangladesh Government Jobs

    Rajshahi students end agitation for today

    Students in Rajshahi demanding reforms in the quota system in the civil service end their demonstration for the day.

  • 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.

  • Quota reform demo: 100 hurt in police action at JU

    At least 100 students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) sustain injuries as police go into action to disperse them while staging demonstrations on Dhaka-Aricha highway demanding reform of the existing quota system in government service.

  • 5 journos assaulted during quota-reformation demo

    At least five reporters and camera-persons from various news media are assaulted by some protesters demanding reformation in Quota system in government recruitment process.

  • Quota System Reformation in Bangladesh

    ‘Release the detained or burn in protests’

    Demonstrators have issued a stern warning to authorities demanding release of those detained during yesterday’s nightlong battle at Dhaka University over quota reform demand.

  • Section of protesters continues demo

    A section of students continues agitation in Dhaka rejecting the decision on postponement of quota reform demonstration.

  • Shahbagh aflame with quota demo

    At least 75 people were injured yesterday as police clashed with students demanding reforms in the quota system in public service, turning the capital's Shahbagh intersection and its adjacent areas into a battlefield.