After the Prime Minister's Office dismissed Moody's warning to Narendra Modi as "the personal opinion on a Junior Associate Economist," right-wing trolls on Twitter went berserk with conspiracy theories.
Reactions flew thick and fast on the micro-blogging site. Many thought that the "warning" was part of an international conspiracy to embarrass the Modi government.
Others said the analyst who compiled the report, Faraz Syed, was only a blogger and Moody's had apparently distanced itself from his report.
However, the most amusing of the all the Sanghi conspiracy theories was that Faraz Syed was historian Irfan Habib's son-in-law.
Moody's Analytics has clarified that the report is a part of its economic outlook series and was not based on the personal opinion of its analyst. They further clarified that the reports was written keeping in m