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’.
07 March 2013 06:56 PM
What is at stake is the future of one brilliant idea – and its marriage to another
A fall in immigration will have them high-fiving in Downing Street - but our willy-waving policy towards foreigners is a moral failure
28 February 2013 04:11 PM
The strongest argument for immigration - remittances - is also the least often cited
27 February 2013 06:39 PM
Our writer, a bi-weekly restaurant critic for the Independent on Sunday (and not a massive crisp fan) tries the new "real food flavours" crisps
Whether it's Prince Harry and a ski slope, Prince Philip and a nurse, or Kate Middleton and Hilary Mantel, our monarchy doesn't bear much scrutiny
21 February 2013 06:08 PM
How a silly remark to a Filipino capped a busy week for the Royals' PR department
21 February 2013 04:56 PM
Modern monarchy, like any oxymoron, doesn’t bear too much looking into
17 February 2013 12:00 AM
It's a tavern not a gastropub – and if you don't know the difference, you soon will
14 February 2013 07:00 PM
Irreversible changes in consumer behaviour, disruptive technologies, and recession are together destroying our High Streets. I know, send for the Queen of Shops!
13 February 2013 03:33 PM
More of you than ever before are actively enjoying our journalism - not just reading it but responding too. Now a weekly bulletin allows you to participate further still
08 February 2013 09:33 AM
Just like the late restaurant critic, the tweeting philosopher-footballer generates strong, viral reaction - but satisfies a huge and growing appetite for radical views
07 February 2013 08:34 PM
Founded in Sweden in 1905, the company may struggle to recover from the revelation that its 'beef' lasagne was largely horse meat
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
- 1 Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala dies after injuring spine doing somersault celebration
- 2 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 3 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake report claiming that the street artist's identity has been revealed
- 4 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 5 Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'