"She (Khaleda) has now gone crazy for the caretaker government system though once she had said that only the insane and children could be neutral."
about Khaleda Zia's demand for caretaker government.
"At the beginning if you ask too many questions, then minds will be stifled."
about media's role after media was misinformed about her attending a programme.
"The party will be even stronger if he returns. It doesn't matter if he is in jail or outside."
ABDUL WADUD BHUIYAN
Khagrachhari district BNP president
about the return of BNP chairperson's absconding son Tarique Rahman.
"Mr Chief Prosecutor, we are to sleep here? Let your prosecutor come, let Mr Razzaq come. And we can sleep here [until then]."
about both prosecution and defence lawyer failing to be in the court on time.
"As I had no good news for the farmers, I left my constituency and came to Dhaka [on Sunday]."
ZAFAR IQBAL SIDDIQUI
Jatiya Party lawmaker
about the power crisis in the villages.
"In Germany, the freedom of artistic expression applies, as, fortunately, does the freedom of the government not to comment on every work of art."
spokesman to the German Chancellor
about German Noble literature laureate Gunter Grass's poem where he criticised his country for supplying Israel.
"We were confused by the massive [government] publicity of 'conquering the Bay of Bengal' and we extended our thanks without knowing details about the verdict. But after identifying the loopholes, we stand corrected."
MIRZA FAKHRUL ISLAM ALAMGIR
acting secretary general of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)
about the verdict of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), which they claim had mathematical deceits.