India's best cities to live in 2015

Leaving behind India's more traditional business centres such as Mumbai and Bangalore, the city of pearls Hyderabad is the best city to live in the country, says a global survey. According to consultancy firm Mercer's 'Quality of Living Report-2015', notwithstanding its top rank among Indian cities, Hyderabad globally ranks at 138th position in a list of 230 cities around the world in terms of standard of living. The list is topped by Vienna for the second consecutive year.

Dec 05, 2015, 12:18 PM IST
1. Hyderabad  (Global rank: 138)
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1. Hyderabad (Global rank: 138)

2. Pune (Global rank: 145)
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2. Pune (Global rank: 145)

3. Bangalore (Global rank: 146)
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3. Bangalore (Global rank: 146)

4. Chennai (Global rank: 151)
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4. Chennai (Global rank: 151)

5. Mumbai (Global rank: 152)
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5. Mumbai (Global rank: 152)

6. New Delhi (Global rank: 154)
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6. New Delhi (Global rank: 154)

7. Kolkata (Global rank: 160)
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7. Kolkata (Global rank: 160)