101 Oddly: These skincare products are made out of cow urine and dung

101 India introduces us to Umesh Soni, the founder of the brand Cowpathy. Cowpathy manufactures skincare products from cowdung and cow urine.

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101 Dinner With The Cops: Encounter Specialist Ashok Bhadoriya strikes fear in the hearts of Chambal's daakus

101 Dinner With The Cops: Encounter Specialist Ashok Bhadoriya strikes fear in the hearts of Chambal's daakus

Ashok Bhadoriya is the encounter specialist that strikes fear in the hearts of Chambal's daakus. With 116 encounters in his name, Bhadoriya is largely responsible for clearing the valley of its dacoit population. 101 India ventures into the deep, daaku territory to learn how an encounter specialist sees the world of his targets.

101 Movietown: The Rajinikanth fan and lookalike who has done everything in his power to emulate the superstar

101 Movietown: The Rajinikanth fan and lookalike who has done everything in his power to emulate the superstar

There's fans, there's fanatics, and then there's Rajini Somu. Rajinikanth fans are known to be some of the most devoted followers of celebrity in the world. But even among them, one man stands out. Our host Doctor VC travelled to the district of Dindigul to meet Somusundaram — The Man Who Would Be Rajini.

101 Heartland: The Muslim gatekeepers of Kolkata's Jewish synagogues who have been doing this work for generations

101 Heartland: The Muslim gatekeepers of Kolkata's Jewish synagogues who have been doing this work for generations

Muslim caretakers have maintained the three main Jewish synagogues of Kolkata for generations, displaying a shining testament to communal harmony in times of discord.

101 Traces: Rain or shine, Kolkata's Naresh Yadav is out on the street operating his hand-pulled rickshaw, as he has for the past 45 years

101 Traces: Rain or shine, Kolkata's Naresh Yadav is out on the street operating his hand-pulled rickshaw, as he has for the past 45 years

With the passing of the Calcutta Hackney-Carriage (Amendment) Bill, 2006, hand pulled rickshaws were banned in Kolkata. However, a High court order decreed a stay on the legislation. How much longer can this arrangement last without new licenses being issued for rickshaw pullers?

101 Hip Hop Homeland: Dee MC a.k.a Deepa Unnikrishnan lays out what it takes for a female rapper to make it to the top in India

101 Hip Hop Homeland: Dee MC a.k.a Deepa Unnikrishnan lays out what it takes for a female rapper to make it to the top in India

101 Hip-Hop Homeland takes a street level look at a new trend — the culture of Hip-Hop. From Mumbai to Kashmir, Calcutta to Shillong, Hip-Hop Homeland portrays this new movement and understands its power as an important voice for young Indians.

101 Food: Travel to the bylanes of Calicut for the best beef, tapioca, fish, and of course, kaapi

101 Food: Travel to the bylanes of Calicut for the best beef, tapioca, fish, and of course, kaapi

A trip to Kerala is a foodie's delight! Our host Harman scours the bylanes of Calicut for the best beef, tapioca, fish, and kaapi he can get his hands on.

101 Hip Hop Homeland: Go around Mumbai’s streets at night with graffiti artist Zake

101 Hip Hop Homeland: Go around Mumbai’s streets at night with graffiti artist Zake

101 Hip-Hop Homeland takes a street level look at a new trend — the culture of Hip-Hop. From Mumbai to Kashmir, Calcutta to Shillong, Hip-Hop Homeland portrays this new movement and understands its power as an important voice for young Indians.

101 Underground: Silicone spray, coloured dye and injections — what farmers are doing to make stale veggies look fresh

101 Underground: Silicone spray, coloured dye and injections — what farmers are doing to make stale veggies look fresh

Next time you reach for the biggest, shiniest or freshest looking vegetable on the cart, think about what may have been added to it. The shocking revelations of a vegetable farmer just outside New Delhi show us the additives, injections and sprays used to make old vegetables look fresh.

101 Dinner with Dons: Over Hyderabadi Biryani Ijaz Bhai explains the difference between being a Don in Hyderabad and one in Mumbai

101 Dinner with Dons: Over Hyderabadi Biryani Ijaz Bhai explains the difference between being a Don in Hyderabad and one in Mumbai

Ijaz Bhai has been out of the underworld for over 25 years now. Back in the day, he's seen murders and jail time. But the love of a good woman turned his life around, and brought him back to the right path. Over some quintessential Hyderabadi Biryani, the full time bangle shop owner and part-time couples counsellor takes host Doctor VC over the finer points of difference between being a Don's life in Hyderabad and one in Mumbai.