"It is totally false. Ashraf Bhai is very much in the party and the cabinet. I took part with him at a party programme this morning"
MAHBUBUL ALAM HANIF
Awami League joint general secretary
about rumours that AL general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam had resigned from his positions in the party and the cabinet.
"How can he [Moudud] criticise corruption of the government when he is the shahansha [king] of corruption? This is ethically unacceptable."
Senior Awami League leader
about BNP leader Moudud Ahmed for his speech on reviving the caretaker government system, when according to Suranjit, he [Moudud] was the architect of the 1988 parliamentary elections.
"I cannot bear Netanyahu, he's a liar."
about Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during a private conversation with US president Barack Obama.
"There can be no change without removing this government. Even ruling party leaders say the government is a complete failure."
MIRZA FAKHRUL ISLAM ALAMGIR
BNP acting secretary general
about Suranjit's comment that his party should 'reevaluate' its leaders, the ruling coalition and the cabinet.
"The Finance Minister made some unacceptable comments over the share market, too. Sensible people should understand the pulse of the people before making any comment."
Awami League Presidium member
about the finance minister AMA Muhith's verbosity over the CNG price hike.