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.
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.
25 April 2013 05:16 PM
Boris Johnson's younger brother has been appointed head of the PM's policy unit, but those carping on about nepotism are entirely missing the point
22 April 2013 12:04 AM
In a fittingly grand service at St Paul's last week, Christopher Martin-Jenkins was remembered as the best friend cricket ever had. His amateur affection for the game, and bumbling technophobia, were celebrated by many living legends of the game. But what I admired most about CMJ, one of my heroes as a child, is just what a canny and mischievous hack he was.
18 April 2013 06:18 PM
Despite the overwhelming international evidence, successive governments have done more, not less, to compound the suffering of addicts and their communities
13 April 2013 12:00 AM
Rajan’s Wrong ’un
11 April 2013 06:29 PM
It is hard to imagine the guilt and sheer terror Tiger Woods must have felt following the rush of revelations, yet his redemption is nearly complete
07 April 2013 12:00 AM
Argentina is on a high, but can the latest exponent of its cuisine live up to expectations?
28 March 2013 04:57 PM
No firm has more cleverly innovated to give consumers what they want for free
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
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
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 London council removes 'unacceptable' Stamford Hill posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster