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’.
13 March 2015 07:43 PM
On Tuesday this newspaper, its website and sister titles had their best night in years at that annual self-congratulatory jamboree, the Press Awards.
07 March 2015 12:16 AM
A few weeks ago I mentioned that we were going to make a few tweaks to your newspaper, on your recommendation. We’re always making slight adjustments, of course.
01 March 2015 12:00 AM
20 February 2015 10:33 PM
Henry Kissinger never actually asked “who do I call if I want to speak to Europe?”; but if any modern successor to the master of realpolitik posed that question, there could be little doubt about the answer.
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
13 February 2015 10:40 PM
By the time you read this, the first match in the latest Cricket World Cup will just be finished. Yet as we go into the premier tournament of the sport I love, I’m feeling very uneasy about its future. To explain why, I want to give you a parallel with political philosophy.
06 February 2015 11:57 PM
Speaking in Liverpool on 19 July 2010, David Cameron explained his mission in politics.
The Greek Larder, restaurant review: Amid the bleakest architecture, can the Real Greek founder's venture transport diners to Athens?
25 January 2015 12:00 AM
24 January 2015 12:26 AM
Last week, when I wrote here that I was dropping the introduction “Morning all”, I hoped one or two of you might write in to defend it. In fact, the letters streamed in – and not all of them full of affection, let me tell you.
16 January 2015 08:11 PM
The 'Morning all' is gone forever as my opening gambit. Expunged, eradicated, exterminated: never to return
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
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