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Day: November 18, 2014

PM’s adviser lies
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PM’s adviser lies

 Prime Minister's Political Affairs Adviser HT Imam once again misinformed the media yesterday when he claimed that he took the premier's consent to hold a press conference to “clarify” his recent controversial statement. Just when he was briefing reporters in the morning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a meeting with her cabinet colleagues said Imam didn't take her consent. Several cabinet members told The Daily Star that Hasina made the comment when some ministers sought her views on Imam's recent remarks at a Chhatra League programme where he assured the activists of help once they overcame the hurdle of written test at BCS exams. His other comments at the programme four days ago also drew sharp reactions from different quarters. In his 50-minute speech, he narrated how the Awam...