"As a minister, do I have time to see every line of the statement? The mistake has been done by the department of Environment officials. The (concerned) officials are very incompetent."
Environment and Forest Minister
disowning the content of his recent parliamentary speech which suggested that the government planned to legalise the use of polythene.
"Of course I would love to go to Kolkata but at a suitable time, at the right time. Certainly not before that."
in an interview with an Indian newspaper
when asked if she planned to visit Kolkata in the near future.
"What's all this farce about? Just take them to Paltan and hang them."
M K ANWAR
Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader
about the International Crime Tribunal's activities.
"Martial law or autocratic rule, whatever you call it, the atmosphere in the Parliament during my tenure was better than the present one's."
deposed military dictator
at the 12th session of the 9th Parliamentary session.
"The Rab did nothing wrong."
about the Rapid Action Battalion's performance during the last three years of the AL regime at the organisation's eighth founding anniversary
"So, what do you do?"
Cuban revolutionary leader
to Pope Benedict
on the pope's three-day visit to Cuba.