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’.
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
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
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more