Kaikeyi

Kaikeyi (Sanskrit: कैकेयी, Kaikeyī, Burmese: Kaike, Malay: Kekayi, Thai: Kaiyakesi, Khmer: Kaikesi), in the Hindu epic Rāmāyaṇa, was the last of King Daśaratha's three wives and a queen of Ayodhyā. She was the mother of Bharata. The term Kaikeyī in Sanskrit means "belonging to the Kaikeyas" (Kekeya Kingdom), referring the ruling family of the Kekaya clan, to whom Kaikeyī belonged.

Read more about Kaikeyi:  Early Life, Boon

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Kaikeyi - Boon
... who followed his father's foot steps and revered Kaikeyi over his own mother, leading to the former's deep love and affection for him ... When he turned 16 and was to be crowned King, Kaikeyi was delighted and as happy as she would have been had it been her own son, Bharata's, coronation ... However, Manthara, worried that Kaikeyi would lose her status as Chief Queen at Court if Rama ascended the throne (making Kausalya the Queen Mother) decided ...
Manthara - Poisoning Kaikeyi's Mind
... As family servant of Kaikeyi, she lived with her from the time of her birth ... prince regent (rather than Bharata, his child by Kaikeyi), she flies into a rage and reports the news to Kaikeyi ... Kaikeyi is initially pleased and hands Manthara a pearl necklace ...
Manthara - Rebuked By Shatrughna
... Having been rewarded by Kaikeyi with costly clothing and jewels, she is walking in the palace gardens when Bharata and his half-brother Shatrughna come upon her ... Kaikeyi begs Bharata to save her, which he does, telling Shatrughna that it is a sin to kill a woman, and that Rama would be furious with them both if he does such a thing ... He relents and the brothers leave, while Kaikeyi attempts to comfort Manthara ...
Demons Of Chitrakut - Plot Summary - Ayodhya
... back to Ayodhya, a woman identified as Kaikeyi attempts to run into the paths of the elephants, crying out to Rama in order to warn him about something ... They are subsequently very surprised when Kaikeyi turns up, fully groomed, to greet the new bride upon her arrival, despite the fact that they saw her bloodied and dirty upon the streets ... Sumitra accuses Kaikeyi of employing witchcraft, to which Kaikeyi angrily replies that she is innocent of any crime, and stalks off to her chambers ...
Sumitra
... he gave a plate of sweets each to Kausalya and Kaikeyi and asked them to share their plates with the third queen Sumitra ... got one bite from Kausalya’s plate and one from Kaikeyi’s and thus gave birth to twins ... With Kausalya and Kaikeyi each bearing one son ...