Andhra Pradesh govt appears
to be unwilling for engaging in talks with Maoists, even
as the general secretary of the banned outfit Ganapathy said his group is ready for a dialogue with the K Rosaiah administration.
Political situation in the state
and the long-pending expansion of the Cabinet are some of the
issues that are understood to have come up for discussion
during a meeting K Rosaiah had
with Sonia Gandhi here today.
In a bid to dispel rumours
about his failing health, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K
Rosaiah today came to office late in the evening and held a
review meeting on rains and flood situation in the state.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister
K Rosaiah on Sunday directed all the district collectors and
irrigation officials to take up relief and rehabilitation
works on a war footing in the catchment areas of Godavari.
Ahead of the meeting convened
by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh between Chief Ministers of
Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra on the contentious Babhli
issue, Chief Minister K Rosaiah held an all-party meeting here
Faced with defeat in the by-elections to 12 Assembly constituencies in the Telangana region of AP, the ruling Congress and principal opposition TDP said the Telangana Rashtra
Samiti`s victory was "very much expected."