CHURUMURI POLL: Is Yediyurappa safe for now?

After collecting the blessings of all the gods, after disqualifying the “rebel” MLAs, after getting into a slanging match with the governor, after barring the “black sheep” from entering the Vidhana Soudha, after blocking the media from recording the assembly proceedings…

After gallivanting from resort to resort, after attempting suicide and kidnap, after a naked display of astonishing money power, after gatecrashing into the House, after slapping the watch and ward staff, after tearing their shirts in the House, after exchanging expletives…

After every incident, big and small, that should bring Karnataka’s reputation to shame, the BJP government of B.S. Yediyurappa has won the confidence of the House by a voice-vote. Is this the end of the chief minister’s strife? Or is this just the beginning of the end of the chief minister”s strife?