New Delhi, March 18 -- There is no confrontation between the judiciary and the executive, Union law minister Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday, even as he emphasised that judges cannot be appointed through judicial orders and that it has to be done by the government.

"It will not be proper to use the term confrontation. In a democracy, there are differences of opinions and positions. Between different organs of a democracy, that is, judiciary, executive and legislature, there will be a difference of ideas but to say there is a confrontation is not correct... our government is committed towards giving space to the judiciary, maintaining its independence and strengthening the judiciary," Rijiju said at the India Today Conclave in the national ...