Obama in India: Twitter hashes out 'bear-hug' analysis, conspiracy theories

Published: January 26, 2015
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Barack Obama and Narendra Modi hug it out in New Delhi. PHOTO: AFP

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi hug it out in New Delhi. PHOTO: AFP

As Indian pageantry welcomed the US president on his second visit to New Delhi, media outlets dished out extensive details on the visit — from Michelle Obama’s saris to the best “broments” between the two leaders.

The Twitter community also took to examining Barack Obama’s visit in a typically amusing manner — analysing the already famous bear-hug as well as its consequences on regional geopolitics and tensions. Some Pakistanis started hashing out conspiracy theories and even went so far as to blaming the nationwide #poweroutage on Obama’s visit.

Here are some of the best tweets:

 

This story was compiled by Anaam Afridi

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