Quota system reformation

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

The way they see it

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

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

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.