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’.
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
24 March 2013 12:00 AM
Who could have known the world needed a laid-back French bistro that plays reggae music?
21 March 2013 07:02 PM
It is seen by some as the scandal that invigorated democracy and ended deference, but the more I read about Profumo, the more it strikes me as a catastrophe
The 'impact assessors' are missing the point - Let me tell you how charities really spend your money
14 March 2013 04:46 PM
Plus, what a crying Shane! Every true England fan must lament this disappointing lack of professionalism in Australian cricket
10 March 2013 12:00 AM
This tranquil former village pub is far from the madding Cambridge crowd.
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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- 2 Ebola outbreak: What is bushmeat – and is it to blame for the disease that has killed thousands?
- 3 Star Wars memorabilia called a 'bit of plastic' on Antiques Roadshow by Fiona Bruce valued at £50,000
- 4 Meet Thea, Norway's 12-year-old child bride
- 5 Russell Brand might seem like a sexy revolutionary worth getting behind, but he will only fail his fans