2021 Bureaucratic Archaeology: State, Science, and Past in Postcolonial India, Cambridge University Press
2020 Totem Spirit, Hawakal Publisher, Kolkata & New Delhi
2020 Screenplay of Nirakar Chaya, Logos Publisher, Palakkad, Kerala
2022 Chennai Photo Biennale – Performance of Archaeological Representation
2022 Outlook – Back to the Future
2021 The Polis Project – Bureaucratic Archaeology: A book excerpt
2019 Wire – Secret, Hurried and Anonymous When Convenient: Revisiting ASI's Ayodhya Dig Report
2017 Dailyo – Denied entry to Kolkata mall in dhoti: Filmmaker Ashish Avikunthak on 'public space'
2017 Scroll – Social apartheid: I was barred from entering a Kolkata mall because I was wearing a dhoti
2017 Scroll – Why the switching of Gandhi with Modi as India's khadi icon is more than just symbolic
2014 Deep Focus – In Search of a Genealogy: Experimental, Avant-Garde or Prayoga?
2014 Art India – Nation and Narration
2011 Contributions to Indian Sociology – Conjuring River, Imagining Civilization: Saraswati, Archaeology and Science in India.
2010 Indian Economic and Social History Review – Cryptographic Imagination: Indus Script and the Project of Scientific Decipherment
2010 Hindustan Times – When Plan A Failed
2009 Hindustan Times – Where Slumdogs celebrate doggedness
2006 Journal of Material Culture - Ambivalent Heritage: Between Affect and Ideology in a Colonial Cemetery
2006 The Hindu – The battle for IIT
2002 Journal of Social Archaeology – Visions of Discipline: Sir Mortimer Wheeler and the Archaeological Method in India (1944-48)
1993 Economic and Political Weekly – Subarnarekha Project: Singhbhum's Sorrow
1993 Economic and Political Weekly – Patalganga: River Fighting for Life