"Some people, including an internationally renowned lawyer-cum-politician who had certified that the last caretaker government could continue for an indefinite period, always conspire against democracy and constitutional system as they are not taken into account during a democratic government's tenure."
alleging that a vested quarter is plotting afresh to bring to power unelected forces.
"The Daily Star writes 'Dr' before the name of Prof Yunus, but does not use it before my name, which is illegal and derogatory for me."
ADVOCATE EUNUS ALI AKOND
A Supreme Court lawyer
claiming that he is more qualified than Dr Yunus and more brilliant than crores of journalists and threatening to sue The Daily Star.
"This survey report has been published to encourage those who want to see an unelected government in power."
MAHBUBUL ALAM HANIF
AL Joint General Secretary
in response to a TIB study that found 97 percent of 149 MPs' involvement in criminal activities.
"Nobel winner Dr Yunus, Journalist ABM Musa, lawyer Rafique-ul Huq – there is no one whom you have not insulted."
about the prime minister
"According to the decision made by the executive committee, 20 percent of the money is kept for the institution's fund and the rest is spent for admission related chores and honourarium."
Principal of Ideal School and College, Motijheel
in response to a report that found that the teachers and employees of the school have taken Tk 83 lakh as honourarium from the sales of admission forms.
"Whatever breach of rules has taken place here, were for the welfare of the university. They have been done with the consent of the syndicate and the administration."
PROF MESBAHUDDIN AHMED
Vice-Chancellor, Jagannath University
about buying two expensive SUVs, depositing most of the university's fund with the private banks, and distributing Tk 50 lakh among the top officials as well as keeping some for himself.