While the office is looking into the mishap, the statement highlighted that Atwal was "not part of the official delegation to the PM's visit to India, nor was he invited by the Prime Minister's Office".
Asked if any cases were pending in India against Atwal, Kumar said all these issues would need to be examined but refused to be drawn into whether New Delhi would hold him back in the country.
He said the MP from his party "took full responsibility" for the dinner invitation.
Modi's welcome messages for his Canadian counterpart follow wide speculation of India cold-shouldering Trudeau during his state visit to India that started on February 17.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of External Affairs said it is not clear how the Khalistani activist was given visa.
"We do not comment on matters relating to the PM's security", it said.
"One of the communities that is significant in Canada, which traces its roots to India, is the Sikh community which also contributes very much to our country", she said.
Atwal is reportedly a former member of the International Sikh Youth Federation, a banned "terrorist" group in Canada, the United Kingdom, the USA and India. "It helps innovation and makes for better-decision making", said the Prime Minister, whose cabinet has four Indian origin ministers, including Sikhs.
The controversy involving Atwal first propped after images on social media showed Trudeau's wife photographed with Atwal during an event in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Trudeau arrived here on Friday on an eight-day visit to India, and has already presided over an Indo-Canadian business meeting in Mumbai.
Names of almost 150 wanted terrorists and their associates were removed from the blacklist in the last few years, a home ministry official told PTI.
Goldy Hyder, President of Hill and Knowlton Strategies and a long-time Conservative insider who was in India for part of the Canadian trip, said the Atwal furor is taking away from the positives of the Trudeau tour.
Sidhu was shot at twice on a road and survived, but was later assassinated in India.
After being found guilty, Atwal, along with three other convicts, was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, according to India Today. Let's play smart and leverage India's huge market, growing global status and people-to-people ties between India and Canada to get Ottawa to see things our way.
He also posted a picture of him along with Trudeau and Ella-Grace during his visit to Canada in April 2015.
While Modi did not accompany Trudeau to Ahmedabad, a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at Amritsar on Wednesday was organised only at the last moment.
"Even if he was on a black list at some point of time, there have been instances when names have been removed in the past on the recommendation of the Punjab government".
Cyclone Gita now making landfall in New Zealand's South Island Cyclone Gita is making landfall in the upper NW South Island. On Feb. 20, there was a state of emergency declared in the Buller, Grey, Westland, Nelson/Tasman and Christchurch regions.
Sony's ride-hailing service will be based on its artificial intelligence (AI) technology, the company said in a press release . Sony's administrations, including applications, will likewise be offered to other taxi administrators in Japan.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) detained two employees of Punjab National Bank and an employee Nirav Modi's company. Three companies of Mehul Choksi were named in this FIR, including Gitanjali Gems , Gili India and Nakshatra Brand Ltd.
The new district maps will be applied to the May 15 primaries. "The current map, the legal map, has gerrymandered seats". The map became so Democrat-friendly after a series of decisions as to placement of boundaries that helped Democrats.
Omarosa Manigault Newman is adamant she's not one to sleep her way to the top - but others in the White House might be. The group of four, however, was more like two power couples, with Ross and Marissa being a tight pair.
The YPG has officially denied that they have agreed to Syrian troops entering the region, according to Kurdish outlet Rudaw. Syrian state TV reported that rebels fired dozens of mortar rounds and rockets at Damascus, wounding eight people.
Manafort and Gates are accused of directing a covert Washington lobbying campaign on behalf of pro-Russian Ukrainian interests. In a report a year ago , The Kyiv Post described Zwaan as "the Russian-speaking son-in-law of Russian oligarch German Khan".
Devils 4, Lightning 3: Miles Wood's goal at 1:24 of the third period gave New Jersey a victory over Tampa Bay at Amalie Arena. Assistant captain Brooks Orpik said: "I wish I could say it's surprising but it's probably not all that surprising".
On the imaging front the Google Pixel 2 (64GB) sports a 12.2 MP Camera with 1080@30fps, 60fps, 120 fps, 720@30fps, 60fps, 240 fps. As part of its President's Day sale in the U.S., Best Buy is offering a $400 discount on the purchase of a Pixel 2 XL.
The iOS version additionally mentions "Fixes an issue where some third-party apps could fail to connect to external accessories". On its website, updates are titled iOS 11.2.6, watchOS 4.2.3, tvOS 11.2.6, and High Sierra 10.13.3 Supplemental Update.
We will get benefit if we buy from Iran. "For the longest of time, India and Iran have been learning from each other", Modi said. India committed up to $500 million for the development of Chabahar along with associated roads and rail lines.
Linda Belcher Wins Re-Election in Deep-Red Kentucky!
Her victory Tuesday is the latest in a series of Democratic triumphs in special elections across the country over the past year. Dan Johnson killed himself in December after adamantly denying the sexual assault allegations from the pulpit of his church.
International Mother Language Day
For PanSALB, a day is not enough to celebrate our diversity of languages, especially in a country that has 11 official languages. For students, it suggests - observe how many mother languages your fellow classmates can speak.
Heavy Rain and Some Freezing Rain Potential This Week
A few of the storms could deliver damaging winds with gusts as strong as 60 miles per hour and inch-size hail, forecasters say. Snow showers will move into the area Thursday night , and there will be several more chances for snow into the weekend.
Sally Field Pushing Her Son To Date Adam Rippon
After the Opening Ceremony at the Games, Rippon appeared in a photo posted to Instagram by slopestyle skier Gus Kenworthy. Greisman shared a text message between him and Field about Rippon and his mom said , "Sam... he's insanely pretty".
Valverde explains how Chelsea have an advantage over Barcelona
That was the 14th time the Argentine had hit the woodwork this term in the Primera Division and his performance deserved a goal. Barcelona travel to seventh-placed Eibar on Saturday afternoon in what could pose to be a hard afternoon for the Catalan side.