It is a sensitive time in indian politics, the new generation (kids) of the current politicians are all set to make their splash into active politics.
And if there is free press, then their family scams will start haunting them as well.
so, in order to neutralize this, the current government wants to muzzle the free press and internet.
Follow the fate of the public lokpal bill to understand what i mean.
Of course, that is just my opinion, and i could be wrong.