The Truth Machines







The  Truth Machines: Policing, Violence, and Scientific Interrogations in India, University of Michigan Press, Orient Blackswan (South Asia Edition), 2020.

Free Access online till August 2020

Interview on the Book

Discussion on the Book in Law and Other Things Blog


“Why Police in India Use ‘Third-Degree’ Torture Methods for Interrogation” | The Wire

“What does the turn to using ‘truth serums’ (narcoanalysis) mean for India’s police?” |  The Big Q

“Scaffold of the Rule of Law—Terror Suspects and the Experience of Violence”  | The Polis Project