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’.
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.
The Providores, restaurant review: "There seem to be eight elements to each main - and that's before the salt and pepper"
26 October 2014 12:00 AM
24 October 2014 08:26 PM
The great editors were lions of society who wielded huge power with nothing more than the printed word
18 October 2014 12:17 PM
The Coalition has failed to meet its own target for eliminating the deficit in a single parliament, and the worst of the cuts are yet to come
17 October 2014 08:04 PM
Why is Cameron promising tax cuts? Simple: he can and he must.
10 October 2014 07:03 PM
It’s not just Ukip and the SNP that are thriving
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 1 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 2 Pub landlord captures moment customer falls over on CCTV – just like Del Boy did on Only Fools and Horses
- 3 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 5 How to gain confidence and maximise your sexual potential