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.
02 June 2013 12:00 AM
Amol Rajan goes nose-to-tail in the heart of Hoxton
26 May 2013 10:55 PM
Whenever vast sums of money flood into a sport, corruption is a risk
19 May 2013 11:09 PM
Rajan's Wrong 'Un
19 May 2013 12:00 AM
Could this former stained-glass factory become a theatreland favourite, asks Amol Rajan.
16 May 2013 03:42 PM
The steady emasculation of England is happening; but to argue that long-term, slow-evolving social and cultural changes constitute a crisis is pure bunkum
09 May 2013 03:11 PM
Spare me the sainthood for soft drinks. This mind-numbing statement of the obvious and banal is what corporate PRs exist to give us, but that doesn’t make it forgivable
06 May 2013 12:55 AM
Rajan’s Wrong 'un: Even Muralitharan was salivating at Dananjaya’s exquisite control
05 May 2013 12:00 AM
Amol Rajan seeks out a treasure of a village pub in the South-West.
So it's Bayern Munich versus Borussia Dortmund at Wembley - If this is the Fourth Reich, count me in
02 May 2013 05:26 PM
The Teutonic model isn't only fashionable in football, it's hot politics too
28 April 2013 12:00 AM
If any of you had the privilege of growing up, as I did, the child of Indian parents in a Western setting, you might have a sharp recollection of the first time you ate meat.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin says 'f*** you' to fans who fear he will die before finishing Westeros saga
- 3 Belgium fan Axelle Despiegelaere lands L'Oreal campaign after World Cup viral photo
- 4 Britney Spears sings 'Alien' without Auto-Tune in embarrassing leaked audio clip
- 5 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1