Amol Rajan was appointed editor of The Independent in June 2013. He was previously Editor of Independent Voices, a comment, campaigns and community platform across print and digital. He was earlier Deputy Comment Editor, Sports News Correspondent and News Reporter. He writes a restaurant column for The Independent on Sunday, and has a column in the Evening Standard (Thursdays). He presents ‘Power Lunch’ on London Live TV (Thursdays), a one-to-one interview with the most influential people in the capital. Previously, Amol worked on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff, and at the Foreign Office. He is currently a trustee of Prospex, a charity for young people in Islington. He has also written a book called ‘Twirlymen: the Unlikely History of Cricket’s Greatest Spin Bowlers’.
20 December 2014 01:24 AM
The horror in Peshawar this week revived some familiar arguments about how much blood newspapers should show, especially on their front page.
14 December 2014 12:00 AM
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05 December 2014 10:08 PM
Over the past few parliaments, the reputation of our MPs has taken a battering. The sleazy 1990s were followed by the Iraq War, launched on shoddy intelligence, and against which a million of us marched, to no avail.
28 November 2014 05:07 PM
For the past couple of weeks I have written about this newspaper’s response to the centenary of the Great War. Your response to the publication of A History of the Great War in 100 Moments, a daily series that we have now made available in book form, has been extraordinary: so much so, in fact, that we may have to print more copies for you. (Luckily this isn’t a problem when it comes to the ebook.)
23 November 2014 12:00 AM
21 November 2014 11:14 PM
I know some of you were annoyed by the advertisement wrapped around our front page yesterday: John Dakin (from Dunstable), Mark Albrow (Hampton), Viv Pert (London) and Alan Broadhurst (Nottingham) were among those who wrote in.
14 November 2014 11:04 PM
Remembrance matters hugely to this newspaper, and I know from my mailbag how much it matters to all of you
14 November 2014 11:09 AM
A fresh take on Jamaica
09 November 2014 12:00 AM
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07 November 2014 11:12 PM
It’s not often I can say without shame that the story of the week was one we had to ourselves, but this time it’s true.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more