At least eight people belonging to a marriage party were killed and 36 injured when the bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district.
The accident took place on Sunday night near Pani village under Mant police station.
The newly married couple however escaped as they were in a different vehicle.
More than 10 people are said to be in a critical condition.
Police said the bus did not have proper headlights.