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 a news reporter. He writes a restaurant column for the Independent on Sunday, and has a column in the Evening Standard (Mondays), Independent and i (Fridays). He used to work on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff, and at the Foreign Office; he is also a trustee of Prospex, a charity for young people in Islington. He has written a book called Twirlymen: the Unlikely History of Cricket's Greatest Spin Bowlers.
15 September 2013 12:00 AM
Cambridge's Rainbow Café is rather better on the palette than the palate, says Amol Rajan
01 September 2013 12:00 AM
If Bouchon Fourchette is to thrive, it's going to have to sort out the stifling temperature, says Amol Rajan
04 August 2013 12:00 AM
Amol Rajan finds near-perfection at a brunch-and-dinner establishment in Islington
21 July 2013 12:00 AM
Good things come to he who waits. He, in this case, being the most singular waiter one could hope to meet, says Amol Rajan.
07 July 2013 12:00 AM
Amol Rajan finds bad upholstery undermines good food at Eric Chavot's newest spot
23 June 2013 12:00 AM
Amol Rajan finds brotherly love at a new family-run restaurant in west London
09 June 2013 11:44 PM
No sport lends itself to the prose stylist and the lyrical poet quite like cricket
06 June 2013 05:57 PM
Top universities are failing in their mission to recruit more students from disadvantaged backgrounds. But is that really - really - such a bad thing?
03 June 2013 12:00 AM
The structure of the IPL is a denial of the rights of equal citizenship
02 June 2013 12:00 AM
Amol Rajan goes nose-to-tail in the heart of Hoxton
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
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- 2 Overheard in Waitrose: documenting the chatter in 'Britain's poshest supermarket'
- 3 Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Grace Dent on TV: Game of Thrones has jumped the shark