"You (Finance Minister) are our senior. We'll be happy if you talk less."
Awami League leader
about finance minister AMA Muhith's comment regarding Professor Yunus.
"For nine years people called me a dictator. No one can say that now. After the seventh amendment of the constitution, I can proudly say that it is us who established democracy in this country."
Jatiya Party chairperson
while commemorating 'Democracy Day' which is observed as 'Martyr Noor Hossain Day' by other political parties that ousted Ershad from power in 1990.
"I am very sorry that Amartya has been linked with it. How can Amartya speak against Yunus? Is it possible?"
retracting his November 8 comment when he quoted Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen saying that the government's gains are not projected globally due to Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus.
"Then what are SB, DB and other detectives for? What is the use of spending lakhs and crores of public money on them?"
OMAR FARUK CHOWDHURY
Jubo League chairman
in reply to home minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir's call to Jubo League leaders to arrest Jamaat activists and hand them over to law enforcement.
"That discovery is of no use to us."
ABDUL LATIF SIDDIQUI
about scientist Maksudul Alam's discovery of the genome sequence of jute.