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.
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
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
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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