Bangalore: 9:18 am:
The Congress maintains its lead and is ahead in 53 seats. The BJP is leading in 33 seats.
9:14 am: The Congress is ahead in the Karnataka elections with leads in 53 seats. The BJP follows with leads in 29 seats, followed by JDS which is leading in 20 seats.
9:11 am: The Congress is now leading in 49 seats while the BJP is leading in 27 seats. The JDS is leading in 19 seats. Leads for 109 seats are in.
9:05 am: The Congress is now well ahead of the BJP with leads in 43 seats. The BJP is leading in 26 seats. Leads for 93 seats are in.
9:00 am: The Congress is now leading in 32 seats while the BJP is leading in 23 seats. The leads are in for 75 seats.
8:53 am: The Congress is ahead of the BJP and is leading in 21 seats as counting is on in Karnataka. The BJP is leading in 14 seats. The JDS and KJP are trailing with leads in 7 and 3 seats respectively.
8:49 am: The Congress inches ahead of the BJP with the JDS and Yeddyurappa’s KJP far behind.
8:45 am: The Congress is now leading in 13 seats while the BJP is leading in 11.
8:42 am: The Congress is now ahead with leads in 10 seats while the BJP follows with leads in 9 seats.
8:41 am: The leads for 4 seats in Bangalore are in with JDS leading in 2 and Congress in 2.
8:39: The Congress and BJP are in a close race with Congress leading in 9 seats and BJP in 7.
8:36 am: The BJP is now ahead of Congress with leads in 7 seats. As the leads for 21 seats are in, the Congress is still leading in 6 seats.