New Delhi: The monsoon session of
Parliament has been extended till August 31 with Rajya Sabha
today deciding to sit for two more days as several bills
including the Nuclear Civil Liability Bill are yet to be
There has been no formal decision about the extension
of the Lok Sabha which could be extended by a day after the
scheduled conclusion of August 27.
In the Rajya Sabha, P J Kurien, who was in the Chair,
announced the Business Advisory Committee of the House has
decided to have sittings on August 30 and 31.
However, there will no Question Hour during the two
Kurien said that the House has to discuss and pass
several significant bills like the Nuclear Civil Liability
The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha will be having a
sitting on this Saturday but would not meet on Monday and
Tuesday next week (August 23 and 24) due to festivals like
Onam and Raksha Bandhan.