He is understood to have apprised her of the operations that have not yielded any result till late evening.
Ahead of his meeting with Gandhi, Chidambaram said the aerial operations to locate Reddy were suspended due to badweather and fading light.
"There is no good news yet. We are keeping our fingers crossed. Our prayers are with Rajasekhara Reddy and hisfamily," he told reporters more than nine hours after the helicopter lost the contact with the ATC at 9:35 AM, an hourafter taking off from old Begumpet airport in Hyderabad.