India, Feb. 10 -- Bipartisan congressional talks on border security have broken down and the United States could be staring at another government shutdown from February 15 when funding for a part of the government runs out.

According to officials cited in multiple US media reports bipartisan congressional talks hit a wall over the number of additional detention beds funded by the package under discussion, which, however has been otherwise focussed on money for a border wall.

"I think the talks are stalled right now," Senator Richard C Shelby, the lead negotiator for Republicans, said on Fox News Sunday. "I'm hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time is ticking away but we've got some problems with the Dem...